On Thu, 12 Jan 2017, at 15:05, John Le Brasseur wrote:
> Hi Stefan.
> I think it is something to do with the console.
> I am on Windows but use the cmder(http://cmder.net/) console program
> which
> doesn't normally require me to escape special characters.
> 
> I tried the normal DOS command window, which I normally avoid, and guess
> what, it worked with the following command:
> 
> curl -X PUT "
> http://jlb333333:NtZl.6Dw@127.0.0.1:5984/albums/6e1295ed6c29495e54cc05947f18c8af/img.jpg?rev=34-4f33ba65127ea2f8cb67cd9e82fa2244";
> --data-binary @img.jpg -H "Content-Type: image/jpeg"
> 
> I knew my syntax was correct.
> 
> Correct file size and type.
> 
> The console gymnastics in Windows is the biggest problem for me.
> 
> Thank you Stefan and Robert for the inputs.


Hi John,

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc723564.aspx  is the
reference for dealing with windows escape rules.
see also the dated but correct wrt windows shell quoting
https://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Quirks_on_Windows

A+
Dave

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