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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: Johannes Sixt <>
Cc: Alexandre Remy <>,
Subject: Re: Git pathspecs difference in behavior between linux (wsl) and windows
Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 05:08:34 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqeeeabdml.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Johannes Sixt's message of "Thu, 13 May 2021 15:02:32 +0200")

Johannes Sixt <> writes:

> Am 13.05.21 um 11:31 schrieb Alexandre Remy:
>> I have an additional question, does double-quotes be safely used in
>> both windows (that's ok) and linux shell  for pathspecs (git status --
>> "src/test.js") in case of spaces in the path?
> They can be used in both POSIX shell and Windows CMD and, I would
> assume, also in the PowerShell. Note though, that there are subtle
> differences when other special characters occur between double-quotes,
> notably the backslash. Please use your favorite search engine to learn more.

And a dollar sign, in addition to the backslash?

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-13 20:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-13  6:57 Git pathspecs difference in behavior between linux (wsl) and windows Alexandre Remy
2021-05-13  7:49 ` Johannes Sixt
2021-05-13  8:05   ` Alexandre Remy
2021-05-13  9:31     ` Alexandre Remy
2021-05-13 13:02       ` Johannes Sixt
2021-05-13 20:08         ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2021-05-13 21:03           ` Johannes Sixt
2021-05-13 21:17             ` Alexandre Remy

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