Convert extension and splicemap feature

Kevin Bullock kbullock+mercurial at
Wed Feb 27 10:14:18 CST 2013

On Feb 27, 2013, at 12:10 AM, Nikolaj Sjujskij wrote:

> Den 2013-02-25 19:54:13 skrev Constantine Dokolas <cdokolas at>:
>> I have a subversion repository to convert and splicemaps don't work (I have
>> to use splicemaps because of all the non-standard branch paths). The reason
>> is that there are paths with spaces all over our repository and splicemap
>> lines are split on spaces and commas. I'd like the mercurial developers to
>> consider adding support for URL encoding (i.e. decode "%20"s in the
>> splicemap file) in the convert extension.
> I think that should be filed in bugzilla:
> Probably won't be too hard to implement.

Please do file it in the tracker. I'll say, though, that I'd rather have it interpret quotes than URL-encoded characters. URL encoding is overkill for encoding exactly two special characters.

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