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[PATCH 2] Re: Issue 1954

From: Philipp Marek <philipp_at_marek.priv.at>
Date: 2006-07-23 11:49:10 CEST

On Friday 21 July 2006 18:35 Philipp Marek wrote:
> Hmmm, I see what you mean.
> We need to allow one more character than before, to use that as escape
> character.
> All "old" clients can't make such filenames, any new ones do.
> Although I'm -1 on using a "special" (control) character for escaping, it
> would be the only "right" way to solve that problem.
> TBH, I don't believe that we'd have a problem with my proposed encoding
> scheme (practically) - is there anyone using "\\x09" in a filename? (Ok, a
> tab character is not that often used, too :-)
Here's another patch; this one escapes the escape character, too.
This should now be a correct way to escape characters; a path "\\hello" stays
the same, a path "\\\ttab" gets encoded to "\\x5c\\x09tab", and the property
defines without doubt whether a path needs to be decoded.

Other comments? Votes?



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