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Re: Subversion 1.10 RC1?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2017 18:28:14 +0100

On 07.12.2017 17:42, Doug Robinson wrote:
>
> On Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 7:09 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name
> <mailto:d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>> wrote:
>
> Evgeny Kotkov wrote on Wed, Dec 06, 2017 at 00:12:55 +0300:
> > Unfortunately, on Windows both `--search M*` and (quoted)
> `--search "M*"`
> > would expand the asterisk.  While this is not the default shell
> behavior,
> > currently it's enabled for svn and a couple of other binaries by
> linking
> > to setargv.obj.  In turn, this probably means the command-line
> client
> > users on Windows could get quite unexpected results when using the
> > `--search ARG` syntax.
>
> Isn't there some escaping syntax, «svn log --search "M^*"» or
> something along
> these lines?
>
>
> Apparently
> not: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/47512829/is-it-possible-to-quote-escape-command-line-arguments-on-windows-while-linking-s

Yes, it's a pity. I _almost_ regret not doing the grunt work for glob
expansion on Windows back in the day. But now that I'm not developing on
Windows, I don't regret it at all. :D

-- Brane
Received on 2017-12-07 18:28:19 CET

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