Jeff King <p...@peff.net> writes: > On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 06:00:54PM +0100, Matthieu Moy wrote: > >> The documentation mentionned only newlines and double quotes as > > s/nn/n/ > >> diff --git a/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt >> b/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt >> index 6603a7a..35b909c 100644 >> --- a/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt >> +++ b/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt >> @@ -558,8 +558,9 @@ A `<path>` string must use UNIX-style directory >> separators (forward >> slash `/`), may contain any byte other than `LF`, and must not >> start with double quote (`"`). >> >> -If an `LF` or double quote must be encoded into `<path>` shell-style >> -quoting should be used, e.g. `"path/with\n and \" in it"`. >> +If an `LF`, backslash or double quote must be encoded into `<path>` >> +shell-style quoting should be used, and the complete name should be >> +surrounded with double quotes e.g. `"path/with\n, \\ and \" in it"`.
That "shell-style" contradicts with what fast-import.c says, though. It claims to grok \octal and described as C-style. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html