superlifter design notes (OpenVMS perspective)
bescoto at stanford.edu
Sun Jul 28 00:11:02 EST 2002
>>>>> "JS" == jw schultz <jw at pegasys.ws>
>>>>> wrote the following on Sat, 27 Jul 2002 23:05:50 -0700
JS> As a poor example let us suppose that a filename contained a
JS> "/". A UNIX system using translation might turn this into "_".
JS> Escapement might turn it into "=2F" and "=" into "=3D".
rdiff-backup has this feature. I'm not sure anyone uses it, and it
was a pain to add and to test adequately, especially when the
additional quoting characters push the length of the filename over the
limit. If I had to do it over I probably would have skipped this
feature (or at least wait until lots of people bothered me about it).
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