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Re: start-commit.bat

From: masaru tsuchiyama <m.tmatma_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-10 13:18:10 CET

Hi Karl.

It seems there is no objection to use colon instead of comma.
Could you commit it?

> Does anyone know what a portable separator char is? The original
> issue suggested ";". Maybe I should have done that, but is there
> anywhere where it causes a problem? What about plain colon ":" ?

I suggested colon, not semi-colon.

Regards.
Masaru.

2007/11/9, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com>:
> Duncan Booth <duncan.booth@suttoncourtenay.org.uk> writes:
> > My point was that if APR quoted the arguments whether or not they have
> > spaces it would work for both shell commands and programs.
>
> ...but not on Unix, unfortunately. Using the same example you (very
> helpfully) supplied:
>
> $ cat foo.c
> #include <stdio.h>
>
> int main(int argc, char **argv) {
> int i;
> for (i = 0; i < argc; i++) {
> printf("arg %d: %s\n", i, argv[i]);
> };
> return 0;
> }
> $ gcc -o foo foo.c
> $ python
> Python 2.4.4 (#2, Aug 16 2007, 02:03:40)
> [GCC 4.1.3 20070812 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.2-15)] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import os
> >>> os.spawnl(os.P_WAIT, 'foo', 'foo', '1', '2', '3,4,5')
> arg 0: foo
> arg 1: 1
> arg 2: 2
> arg 3: 3,4,5
> 0
> >>> os.spawnl(os.P_WAIT, 'foo', 'foo', '1', '2', '"3,4,5"')
> arg 0: foo
> arg 1: 1
> arg 2: 2
> arg 3: "3,4,5"
> 0
> >>> os.spawnl(os.P_WAIT, 'foo, 'foo, '1 2 "3,4,5"')
> os.spawnl(os.P_WAIT, 'foo', 'foo', '1 2 "3,4,5"')
> arg 0: foo
> arg 1: 1 2 "3,4,5"
> 0
> >>>
>
> This means we should use colon as the separator, I think; that's the
> simplest solution. If so, I'll make sure to document the limitation
> that capability strings must not contain colons (in svn_ra.h), and
> will change start-hook.tmpl of course.
>
> -Karl
>
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