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Suggest renaming Emacs source file with '$' in name

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Suggest renaming Emacs source file with '$' in name
Date: Fri, 1 Jan 2021 02:18:47 -0800
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Emacs master commit 2020-10-23T19:07:26Z!stefan@marxist.se (72c9d4bee112a7e44316b04f361cc4ad3b16cf76) introduced a file with this name:


Unfortunately that '$' causes trouble when I run shell commands like this:

$ git log test/lisp/minibuffer-resources/data/minibuffer-test-cttq$tion
fatal: ambiguous argument 'test/lisp/minibuffer-resources/data/minibuffer-test-cttq': unknown revision or path not in the working tree.
Use '--' to separate paths from revisions, like this:
'git <command> [<revision>...] -- [<file>...]'

plus, I had problems when I ran shell scripts etc. to update copyright dates for 2021 and to merge emacs-27 into master.

I suggest renaming the file in the Emacs source tree. If the '$' is needed for a filename test, the test can create a file with that name; that should be less of a problem than having a '$' file in the repository.

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