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
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/
> > --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