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authorJakub Narebski <jnareb@gmail.com>2006-10-26 20:21:02 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2006-10-27 01:34:18 (GMT)
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diff-format.txt: Correct information about pathnames quoting in patch format
Signed-off-by: Jakub Narebski <jnareb@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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dissimilarity index <number>
index <hash>..<hash> <mode>
-3. TAB, LF, and backslash characters in pathnames are
- represented as `\t`, `\n`, and `\\`, respectively.
+3. TAB, LF, double quote and backslash characters in pathnames
+ are represented as `\t`, `\n`, `\"` and `\\`, respectively.
+ If there is need for such substitution then the whole
+ pathname is put in double quotes.
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