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Added file accidentally ommitted from [11354].

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django/utils/_os.py

+"""
+A back-ported version of the same module from the 1.0.x branch, without the
+unicode support.
+"""
+
+from os.path import join, normcase, abspath, sep
+
+def safe_join(base, *paths):
+    """
+    Joins one or more path components to the base path component intelligently.
+    Returns a normalized, absolute version of the final path.
+
+    The final path must be located inside of the base path component (otherwise
+    a ValueError is raised).
+    """
+    # We need to use normcase to ensure we don't false-negative on case
+    # insensitive operating systems (like Windows).
+    final_path = normcase(abspath(join(base, *paths)))
+    base_path = normcase(abspath(base))
+    base_path_len = len(base_path)
+    # Ensure final_path starts with base_path and that the next character after
+    # the final path is os.sep (or nothing, in which case final_path must be
+    # equal to base_path).
+    if not final_path.startswith(base_path) \
+       or final_path[base_path_len:base_path_len+1] not in ('', sep):
+        raise ValueError('the joined path is located outside of the base path'
+                         ' component')
+    return final_path