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Re: Auto-subst of repository roots (was Re: svn diff branch woprking copy against mainline?)

From: Michael Sweet <mike_at_easysw.com>
Date: 2005-11-03 12:30:44 CET

Branko Čibej wrote:
> ...
> I'm leaning towards % because it's somewhat mnemonic, being a URL escape
> char. I think @ would be too easy to confuse with the peg-rev syntax. I
> don't think using a two-char prefix buys us much.
> ...

"%" is a shell special character in certain contexts.

How about "=":

     svn diff =/branches/foo =/trunk

Should be unlikely as a directory name and has some (questionable)
relationship to being equal to the current root?

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software        http://www.easysw.com
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