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

From: Erik Huelsmann <e.huelsmann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2004-01-04 16:10:15 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?

In which case it has to be @ since dots at the end of a filename don't work
on windows. But the @ sign has meaning to Subversion for indicating a
revision number doesn't it? (That's why I elected not to use it.)

bye,

Erik.

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