On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 11:33:19AM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote: > > 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?
No, that was what we discussed elsewhere in the thread. It is OK to say: M 100644 :1 file \with \backslashes as de-quoting is triggered by the first character being double-quote. -Peff -- 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