Matthieu Moy <matthieu....@imag.fr> writes: > The documentation mentionned only newlines and double quotes as > characters needing escaping, but the backslash also needs it. Also, the > documentation was not clearly saying that double quotes around the file > name were required (double quotes in the examples could be interpreted as > part of the sentence, not part of the actual string). > > Signed-off-by: Matthieu Moy <matthieu....@imag.fr> > --- > cut-and-paste of Peff's version, adapted from mine. > > Documentation/git-fast-import.txt | 8 ++++++-- > 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) > > diff --git a/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt > b/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt > index 959e4d3..d1844ea 100644 > --- a/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt > +++ b/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt > @@ -562,8 +562,12 @@ 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"`. > +A path can use C-style string quoting; this is accepted in all cases > +and mandatory if the filename starts with double quote or contains > +`LF`.
... or backslash? > +In C-style quoting, the complete name should be surrounded with > +double quotes, and any `LF`, backslash, or double quote characters > +must be escaped by preceding them with a backslash (e.g., > +`"path/with\n, \\ and \" in it"`). > > The value of `<path>` must be in canonical form. That is it must not: -- 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