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Re: [proposal] --targets command line option

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2002-02-28 19:19:29 CET

On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 10:12:44AM -0800, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> At least on Unix, there is nothing which prevents a file name from
> containing newlines. It is rare for people to do that, but not
> unheard of. Nor does the system object to control characters. Any
> solution which does not permit all nonzero byte values to appear in
> pathname arguments is incomplete.

i believe we've already started ignoring that possiblity in the
keywords and ignore properties (you can't set svn:ignore on a filename
with a newline in it for example), so working too hard to make it work
here is probably not very productuve.


garrett rooney                     Unix was not designed to stop you from 
rooneg@electricjellyfish.net       doing stupid things, because that would  
http://electricjellyfish.net/      stop you from doing clever things.
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