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authorJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2009-05-23 08:39:45 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2009-05-23 08:39:45 (GMT)
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Merge branch 'rr/forbid-bs-in-ref'
* rr/forbid-bs-in-ref: Disallow '\' in ref names
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@@ -42,6 +42,8 @@ imposes the following rules on how references are named:
. They cannot contain a sequence `@{`.
+- They cannot contain a `\\`.
+
These rules make it easy for shell script based tools to parse
reference names, pathname expansion by the shell when a reference name is used
unquoted (by mistake), and also avoids ambiguities in certain