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Re: Subversion Commit Bug

From: Aaron Axelsen <lists_at_frozenpc.net>
Date: 2007-08-24 05:53:14 CEST

I am aware that it has different meanings among various shells.
However, is it desired behavior for subversion to parse it? Should it
be escaping it?

Simon Scott wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-08-23 at 22:44 -0500, Aaron Axelsen wrote:
>> I am using the command line client, and tonight I tried to commit
>> the following:
>>
>> svn commit -m "got event type into the user page somehow, its a
>> miracle!"
>>
>> The result is: -su: !": event not found
>>
>> Can anyone else confirm this? Seems like it could be fixed by
>> escaping the ! since this works correctly:
>>
>> svn commit -m "got event type into the user page somehow, its a
>> miracle\!"
>>
>
> That is more to do with bash command line expansion than
> subversion. The '!' character has special meaning in bash and other
> shells.
>
> Witness:
>
> simon@simon-laptop:~$ echo "!" bash: !: event not found
> simon@simon-laptop:~$ echo '!' !
>
>
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