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Re: Resolving issue 1524: cvs2svn should replace "/" with "," ...

From: mark benedetto king <mbk_at_lowlatency.com>
Date: 2004-01-04 16:06:51 CET

On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 02:56:58PM +0100, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>
> I attached a patch to issue 1524 (cvs2svn should replace "/" with "," or
> something, in symbolic names) which not only replaces '/' with ',' but also
> replaces '\' with ';'. Both characters ('/' and '\') are not forbidden
> explicitly by cvs (v1.11) whereas ',' and ';' are, as can be concluded from the thread
> attached to the issue.
>
> Do you thinks this is an appropriate replacement rule?
>

IMO, ';' should be avoided in paths where possible, because of its
significance to most unix shells. How about '.' or '@', instead?

--ben

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