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Re: sub-string filter hint text

From: Lübbe Onken <luebbe.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2009 18:07:11 +0200

Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:

Thanks for the explanation. This warrants an entire section in our docs :)

> You are right. I just couldn't come up with a
> different useful example / examples to show
> exclusion and / or searching for double quotes.
>> not a "good" example text, but maybe easier to understand:
>> -\"no \"!\" on"\ : commits that don't contain the string 'no \"!\"
> on\'\r\n
> '-"no "!" on"' looks for revisions not containing
> '-"no "!"' but 'on"'.

Ouch, I didn't grok the internal '"' properly. With your explanation
above it becomes clearer.

> There is no way to express
> '" \" "' without using a proper regular expression.

I used the '\"' because it is written like this in the hint text. Of
course this has to be entered non regex escaped.

Can I match a double quote inside a string that contains blanks?!?

Like this: '-"no ""!"" on"' hopefully looks for revisions not containing
'no "!" on'?
Or is this cut off at '"no ""!""' because the fifth '"' is followed by a

> Suggestion:
> -""funny" : commits that don't contain the string '"funny'

Funny indeed :)



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