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Re: CVS: Checkin file with "'" in filename

From: Gerhard Ahuis
Subject: Re: CVS: Checkin file with "'" in filename
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2001 17:40:38 +0100 (CET)

Hi Larry,

On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Larry Jones wrote:

> > When checking in a file with "'" in its filename. The following error shows 
> > up and the archive of the file is corrupt:
> > 
> > sh: unexpected EOF while looking for `''
> > sh: -c: line 2: syntax error
> What do you mean by "the archive of the file is corrupt"?  Although most
> of the internals of CVS handle pretty-much any characters in file names,
> the external interfaces do not.  This error is almost certainly the
> result of trying to invoke a command from commitlog.  Running the
> checkin with the -t global option should let you see what's going wrong.

You are right the %s string in loginfo is causing the problem.
DEFAULT /usr/local/sbin/log_accum -s -m address@hidden %s

I tried all ways of quoting without success..

Any ideas ??

Best regards,


Gerhard Ahuis          JO32GL               It's good to be independent
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