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Re: svn commit: r29770 - trunk/contrib/client-side/svnmerge

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 12:01:36 -0700

On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 11:41 AM, Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Does any platform besides pre-OSX Mac even support ':' in pathnames?
> Does linux? (I can't find it explicitly prohibited nor mentioned as
> valid...maybe the answer is painfully obvious to linux folk, but not
> to us Win32 losers)

Unix filesystems generally permit any character in filenames except
for '/', '\0', and '\n'.

Subversion's valid-path-name function is more restrictive, though.

--dave

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