On Tue, 8 Sep 2015 02:16:51 -0700 (PDT)
Sergiy Barlabanov <sergiy.barlaba...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> We have recently a problem my dcommiting renamed files containing $
> character in their names. GIT SVN crashed with the error:
> Assertion failed: (svn_uri_is_canonical(child_uri, NULL)), function
> uri_skip_ancestor, file
> line 1519.
> error: git-svn died of signal 6
> After having googled a little bit I found out that the error was in
> Editor.pm script in the way how it handles special characters. There
> was a patch fixing the problem (see
> But the patch does not seem to be consistent. It does not work if a
> file name contains $. Having looked at the source file
> (https://github.com/git/git/blob/master/perl/Git/SVN/Editor.pm) and
> played with the local copy of Editor.pm I found out that $ sign must
> be escaped in the perl regex expression used in Editor.pm:148.
> Otherwise $ is not caught by the expression and get replaced with %24
> which is not accepted by the SVN client.
> Is this a bug or am I wrong completely (this could happen since I
> never did anything with Perl before ;))?
Please post this to the main Git list (for developers); be sure to
read  before posting. Also be sure to include your Git version and
platform (looking at the Subversion's error message I can guess it's
some OS X).
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