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Re: ISSUE+PATCH: svn_load_dirs.pl fails on filenames containing $-sign ( probably Cygwin specific )

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-09-05 12:19:57 CEST

Lieven wrote:
> Hi,
> We're using the svn_load_dirs.pl script to import a dump of our previous
> SCM to Subversion. Platform is Cygwin on Windows 2000, Subversion version
> 1.2.0 client & server, svn_load_dirs.pl rev. 10000.
> I encountered an issue in the script with files containing the $-sign:
> ( extract from console output ):
> -----------------------
> Running svn propget svn:eol-style
> svn: 'oracle/packages/PCK.PKB' is not under version control
> ./svn_load_dirs.pl: svn propget svn:eol-style
> oracle/packages/PCK$GEOROUTE_STREET_SEGMENTS.PKB failed with this output:
> Press return to quit and clean up svn working directory:
> -----------------------
> Cause of the error is that in the line:
> svn propget svn:eol-style oracle/packages/PCK$GEOROUTE_STREET_SEGMENTS.PKB
> the string $GEOROUTE_STREET_SEGMENTS is replaced with its value ( which is
> empty ).
> I see in the svn_load_dirs.pl script that filenames containing spaces are
> already wrapped with double-quotes. This cannot be extended to filenames
> with $-sign, as bash expand variables in double-quotes.
> So, my patch will wrap all files containing a space or a $-sign with a
> single quote instead. Which is a solution that definitely works in Cygwin,
> and I'm pretty sure it also works on Linux, but this may be double-checked
> by others.
> Lieven.
> Log:
> [[[
> * contrib/client-side/svn_load_dirs.pl.in: Wrap all filenames containing
> a space or $ with single quotes.
> ]]]

You say you are using Cygwin, yet your patch exclusively touches code which
is only used when running with native-Windows Perl.
I suspect your problems are due to mixing Cygwin and non-Cygwin components.

I think that the patch would cause problems for fully native-Windows


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