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Re: AW: AW: Re: Properties and svn:ignore

From: Kurt Pruenner <leak_at_gmx.at>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 15:02:58 +0100

On 11.11.2011 09:11, Markus Schaber wrote:
> Von: Gerald Britton [mailto:gerald.britton_at_gmail.com]
> > jerryb1_at_ubuntu:/tmp$ cat > \ foo
>
> Are you sure you're creating a file with an empty name? And not a
> file with a blank or a newline as name?
>
> On my zsh, using a "\" alone as file name creates a syntax error:
> parse error near '\n'.
>
> And using "\ " does not create a file with an empty name, but with a
> space as a file name.

With most shells, you want to hit Ctrl+V followed by return to use the
newline character as a file name:

echo x > [Ctrl+V][Enter]

does work.

To append a space character at the end of a file, you can either put the
filename in quotes or add "\ " (a backslash followed by a space) at the
end...

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