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Re: [PATCH] issue #787: Wildcards not expanded in filename arguments on Windows.

From: Russell Yanofsky <rey4_at_columbia.edu>
Date: 2003-06-23 03:22:26 CEST

Branko Cibej wrote:
> Martin Hauner wrote:
>> ...
>> * build/generator/gen_win.py
>> (get_win_libs): added support of * wildcard expansion on
>> Windows by adding setargv.obj as linker input for the svn
>> command line client.
> I disagree with this change. The problem is that globbing can't be
> turned off now. On Unix, the shell does the globbing, and correct
> quoting will turn it off.

The caller can "turn off" globbing by simply not putting wildcard characters on
the subversion command line. The question mark and asterisk don't appear in
windows filenames or in subversion commands and options so there is no

- Russ

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