kern/104389: [geom] [patch] sys/geom/geom_dump.c doesn't encode XML entities

Dennis Berger db at
Tue Mar 6 16:40:15 UTC 2007

The following reply was made to PR kern/104389; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Dennis Berger <db at>
To: Cc: bug-followup at,  dzs-pr at, 
 freebsd-geom at
Subject: Re: kern/104389: [geom] [patch] sys/geom/geom_dump.c doesn't encode
 XML entities
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2007 17:00:10 +0100

 Dennis Berger schrieb:
 > Hi,
 > today I tried PJDs ZFS patches. After invoking zpool create I always got
 > a coredump.
 > After further debugging I recognized gstat isn't working either, which
 > seems to be because of an NTFS partition with a certain name not
 > correctly encoded as XML specification requires. Its the German "Lokaler
 > Datenträger" which is the defaultname for drive "c". So we have to deal
 > with those characters. I'm voting against encoding specification or
 > something like that, but I do recommend using the escape method. For
 > example using "&#e4;"  for encoding E4 german ä and &#60; for a "<"
 > character. This way we can escape all illegal characters.
 > What do you suggest?
 > regards,
 > -Dennis Berger
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 &#xE4; of cause!

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