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Add notice about not trying to allow path symlinks into source dir, r…
…efs #5974, refs #6174
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Seldaek committed Mar 6, 2017
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Expand Up @@ -46,6 +46,10 @@ public function download(PackageInterface $package, $path, $output = true)

if (strpos(realpath($path) . DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR, $realUrl . DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR) === 0) {
// IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you wish to change this, don't. You are wasting your time and ours.
// Please see and
// for previous attempts that were shut down because they did not work well enough or introduced too many risks.
throw new \RuntimeException(sprintf(
'Package %s cannot install to "%s" inside its source at "%s"',
$package->getName(), realpath($path), $realUrl
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