[p4] File Names with #

Chris Patti cpatti at atg.com
Mon Oct 29 09:54:24 PST 2001


At 10:48 AM 10/29/2001 +1100, Shah Besharati wrote:
>Does Perforce handle file names that include # in the name of the 
>file?  From my experience, it doesn't seem to add such files to the client 
>workspace.
>
>
>Thanks in advance.
>
>Shah

You're right, it doesn't - by design.

The # character is used in revision specifications.

Imagine how confusing things would be if Perforce couldn't tell whether you 
were referring to file#rev or file#with#in#its#name?

-Chris




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