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Re: Bug report - double-quotes in comment text appear to be interpreted as subversion commands

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2008 07:18:36 -0400

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 8:00 PM, Nick Argall <nicka_at_zedmed.com.au> wrote:
> > > I assume that not everybody out there is as clever as I am, so it
> > might be
> > > good for TortoiseSVN to scan comment text for " characters and throw
> > up a
> > > more meaningful error message if they are present. (It's possible
> > that
> > > there are other reserved characters to be wary of, but I don't know
> > what
> > > they are.)
> > >
> >
> > Works for me. Do you have a pre-commit hook installed on the server
> > which might be causing this?
>
> I'm not the SVN admin, but the answer seems to be yes. Getting the
> exact text of the error message (which I really should have done
> yesterday, sorry), it says
>
> 'pre-commit' hook failed with error output:
> FOR was unexpected at this time

See my reply. Your admin's pre-commit hook script is choking because
it's seeing the quotes, ending the string, and attempting to parse the
remainder as batch commands.

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