Error in "Importing Initial Data"
blair at orcaware.com
Mon Nov 6 22:00:42 CST 2006
On Nov 6, 2006, at 5:55 PM, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Zwicker, Rick wrote:
>> In chapter 5, the section called “*Creating the Layout, and Importing
>> Initial Data*“ contains an error in the following example:
>> $ svn import . file:///path/to/repos --message 'Initial repository
>> The single-quotes should be double-quotes. If single quotes are used,
>> this error message is displayed:
>> svn: Too many arguments to import command
> On what operating system? I can see this being a problem on Windows,
> but it certainly doesn't seem to cause Linux any grief. And our
> Audience section mentions that "[f]or consistency, the examples in
> book assume the reader is using a Unix-like operating system, and is
> relatively comfortable with Unix and command-line interfaces."
Since Unix treats strings quoted with ' and " characters the same, it
may be easier just to use " to have it work with both OSes.
Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
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