[IPython-dev] [Ipython-svndiff] 2885 - Do not replace # w/ \# anymore

Stefan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Wed Dec 12 15:13:04 CST 2007


On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 05:04:52PM +0200, Ville M. Vainio wrote:
> Now that we know the root of the problem, we can make escaping # a
> linux-specific thing. On win32, escaping # broke all the command lines
> that have #.

I don't know about other Linux systems, but on Ubuntu the BASH shell
behaves as IPython (SVN) does:

$ echo hi # cmd
hi

Making platform specific changes are always risky, and in this case we
can avoid it.

Regards
Stéfan


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