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From: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
To: Paul Eggert <eggert@CS.UCLA.EDU>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Try URI quoting for embedded TAB and LF in pathnames
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 23:59:09 -0700
Message-ID: <7vll0wvb2a.fsf@assigned-by-dhcp.cox.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87vf02qy79.fsf@penguin.cs.ucla.edu> (Paul Eggert's message of "Wed, 12 Oct 2005 13:26:02 -0700")

Paul Eggert <eggert@CS.UCLA.EDU> writes:

> Here is the proposed format.  Each file name is a string of bytes, in
> one of the following two formats:
>
> A.  A nonempty sequence of ASCII graphic characters (i.e., bytes in
>     the range '!' == '\041' through '~' == '\177').  The first byte
>     cannot be '!' == '\041' or '"' == '\042'.  Leading '"' is used for
>     (B) below, and leading '!' is reserved for future extensions.
>
> B.  A nonempty C-language character string literal, with the following
>     restrictions and modifications:
>
>     B1.  No multibyte character processing is done.  Members of the
>          string literal are treated as bytes, not characters.  Null
>          bytes are not allowed, and '"' == '\042', '\\' == '\134' and
>          '\n' == '\012' are allowed only if properly escaped as shown
>          below; but all other bytes are allowed.
>
>     B2.  No trigraph processing is done (e.g., ??/ stands for three
>          bytes, not one).
>
>     B3.  No line-splicing is done (i.e., backslash-newline is not allowed).
>
>     B4.  Only the following escape sequences are allowed.
>
>            \" \\ \a \b \f \n \r \t \v
>            \XYZ  (where X, Y, and Z are octal digits, X <= 3, and
>                   at least one of the digits is nonzero)

Just to let you know, I am slowly converting apply.c to accept
this format, and also diff.c to produce this.  I did not
personally like the missing double quotes around what I did
anyway, although it was easier to code.

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Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2005-10-07 19:35 [RFC] " Junio C Hamano
2005-10-07 23:29 ` Alex Riesen
2005-10-07 23:44   ` Junio C Hamano
2005-10-08  6:45     ` Alex Riesen
2005-10-08  9:10       ` Junio C Hamano
2005-10-08 13:30         ` [PATCH] Try URI quoting for " Robert Fitzsimons
2005-10-08 18:30           ` Junio C Hamano
2005-10-08 20:19             ` Junio C Hamano
2005-10-11  6:20               ` Paul Eggert
2005-10-11  7:37                 ` Junio C Hamano
2005-10-11 15:17                 ` Linus Torvalds
2005-10-11 18:03                   ` Paul Eggert
2005-10-11 18:37                     ` Linus Torvalds
2005-10-11 19:42                       ` Paul Eggert
2005-10-11 20:56                         ` Linus Torvalds
2005-10-12  6:51                           ` Paul Eggert
2005-10-12 14:59                             ` Linus Torvalds
2005-10-12 19:07                               ` Daniel Barkalow
2005-10-12 19:52                                 ` Linus Torvalds
2005-10-12 20:21                                   ` H. Peter Anvin
     [not found]                               ` <87vf02qy79.fsf@penguin.cs.ucla.edu>
2005-10-12 21:02                                 ` Junio C Hamano
2005-10-12 21:05                                 ` Linus Torvalds
2005-10-12 21:09                                   ` H. Peter Anvin
2005-10-12 21:15                                   ` Johannes Schindelin
2005-10-12 21:33                                   ` Junio C Hamano
2005-10-14  0:57                                   ` Paul Eggert
2005-10-14  5:43                                     ` Linus Torvalds
2005-10-12 21:24                                 ` Linus Torvalds
2005-10-14  0:16                                   ` Paul Eggert
2005-10-14  5:20                                     ` Linus Torvalds
2005-10-14 17:18                                       ` H. Peter Anvin
2005-10-14  6:59                                 ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2005-10-09 10:42           ` Junio C Hamano

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