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Re: [PATCH] Give svnmucc ability to handle multiline properties

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 17:34:50 +0100

"Geoff Rowell" <geoff.rowell_at_gmail.com> writes:

> Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk> writes:
>>
>> When '\' escaping was added to svn:externals it changed how paths were
>> interpreted by the command line client. That provides some sort of
>> precedent for simply changing the behaviour of svnmucc. I'd prefer to
>> see '\' as an escape character without any new command line option.
>> I'd want enough escaping so that '\\' at the end of a line gave a
>> literal '\'.
>
> I agree with Philip and Julian. As long as an escape is supported, I don't
> see the need for another command line argument. I'd prefer to have backslash
> as the continuation character.

On reflection I think this file could be binary data, because property
values can be binary, so there will need to be a command line option.

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