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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 12:51:31 CEST

Lieven Govaerts wrote:
> Max Bowsher <maxb@ukf.net>:
>> 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
>> environments.
>
> Max,
>
> I don't have Perl installed in my windows environment, only as a cygwin
> package. As a double check, this is the info concerning perl and svn in
> my cygwin:
>
> $ which perl
> /usr/bin/perl
>
> $ perl --version
> This is perl, v5.8.7 built for cygwin-thread-multi-64int
>
> $ which svn
> /usr/bin/svn
>
> $ svn --version
> svn, version 1.2.0 (r14790)
> compiled Jun 10 2005, 22:10:10
>
> It's clear that the code in my patch is executed, as it fixes my problem.
> Any idea which other component can be involved then?

The code you patched is definitely inside a conditional to run only for
native windows perl.
What does this print?:
  perl -MEnglish -e "print $OSNAME;"

I'm baffled.

Max.

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