Files or paths with an Apostrophe cannot be staged

Hi,

When a filename conatins an apostrophe (') or the path to the filename contains an apostrophe, that file cannot be staged.

This is the error output for a path with an apostrophe;

git -c diff.mnemonicprefix=false -c core.quotepath=false add -f -- Folder with apostophe '/Test.txt

fatal: pathspec 'Folder' did not match any files

Completed with errors, see above.

This is the error output for a file with an apostrophe;

git -c diff.mnemonicprefix=false -c core.quotepath=false add -f -- File with apostrophe '.txt

fatal: pathspec 'File' did not match any files

Completed with errors, see above.

I'm using SourceTree v1.0.1.0

Thanks

Matt

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Files with apostrophes seem to work fine, it's the combination of spaces *and* apostrophes that doesn't. I'll fix that.

G'day Steve,

You are correct.
It is only when the path or file contains a space AND an apostrophe.

Cheers

Matthew

I have the same problem with this filename: Sin tÌtulo-1.gif

That's because it's an extended code page and not UTF8. We will be adding support for non-UTF8 extended characters in SourceTree 1.1.

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