Opened 14 years ago

Last modified 14 years ago

#887 closed Bug report

Directory Traversing Problem on VxWorks

Reported by: sbosanquet Owned by: Tim Kosse
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: Cc: sbosanquet, Tim Kosse
Component version: Operating system type:
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Description

Hello,

I am using the new snapshot of FileZilla and i have a
problem. The "UP" directory now works but i have
another problem in that as soon as i use it i cannot then
get into any folder i have not previously been in to.

Looking at it, there seems to be a problem with
the /:sd:/ I am not sure if it is being stored twice or
something but if i delete it from the Remote Site bar i
can then travel into directories manually.

Also, it seems when you go down a level from the root
directory and then go back, when you next try and go
down a level it fails becasue it is trying to enter :sd:/:sd:

I have attached a copy of my debug logs.

Simon

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Changed 14 years ago by sbosanquet

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comment:1 Changed 14 years ago by Tim Kosse

The problem is that FileZilla does not support the
filesystem structure of your server.
What are the characteristics of this FS? From the logs I
found out this:

  • path separator is /
  • mandatory prefix before first path segment
  • prefix is a series of letters enclosed by colons (:<letter>*:)

Is this information correct?

Unfortunately I cannot fix this problem in FileZilla 2, as
the code is not flexible enough, but it won't be hard to add
support for your server to FileZilla 3.

Sidenode: I'm always surprised by all these strange
filesystem structures, why aren't they all as simple and
intuitive as the one used in Linux? Even the Windows
filesystem is way too complicated...

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