Thank you very much Dave.
I will have to look at those.
I am trying using Bash on Windows 10 which is now possible, as an
alternative.


On 13 January 2017 at 10:44, Dave Cottlehuber <d...@skunkwerks.at> wrote:

> 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
>


John

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