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From Blair Zajac <bl...@orcaware.com>
Subject Re: UNS: Re: svnmucc
Date Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:47:38 GMT

On Nov 18, 2013, at 7:33 AM, Andreas Krey <a.krey@gmx.de> wrote:

> On Mon, 18 Nov 2013 07:11:40 +0000, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
>> Brother, unweaving the quotes is its own problem. You see, most
>> filesystems allow single quotes and double quotes in the filenames
>> themselves. Hilarity will ensue.
> 
> Quoting is a solved problem, including quoting quotes.
> 
> Using newlines a command argument separator because there may be spaces
> in files names is a regression from accepted CLI design, and doesn't
> even solve the problem of newlines in file name which filesystems also
> allow. Besides, hilarity also ensues there when a file happens to be named
> 'rm’.

svnmucc handles arbitrary long command line arguments with spaces if they are quoted.  This
is in regards to the -X command line option.

Blair


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