GitFlow breaks because of apostrophe in user name

I tried creating a new feature using Git Flow and got the following error message. I am using version 1.0.6.0. It seems like the apostrophe in my user name is causing trouble! When the script is executed, something removes the apostrophe.

sh.exe C:\Users\us'er\AppData\Local\Atlassian\SourceTree\gitflow_local\gitflow\git-flow feature start scala-conv
"C:/Program Files/Git/bin/sh.exe": C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Atlassian\SourceTree\gitflow_local\gitflow\git-flow feature start scala-conv: No such file or directory

Completed with errors, see above.

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I've encountered this problem as well. I've tried to work around it by creating a symbolic link to the directory without the apostrophe in it, but that does not work - apparently the path that gets printed at the end is still not the one that sh.exe tries to use. It seems the only solution (presently) is to create a new Windows user account that does not have any apostrophes in it.

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