[Mingw-users] Shell is stripping curly braces in Git for Windows

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Eli Zaretskii eliz****@gnu*****
Sat Apr 14 02:27:46 JST 2018

> From: Robert Dailey <rcdai****@gmail*****>
> Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:42:18 -0500
> First, there's a long-standing issue over on the Git for Windows
> project page here:
> https://github.com/git-for-windows/git/issues/1220
> The gist of the problem is that invoking aliases in Git using curly
> brackets results in those curly brackets being stripped out. Example:
> $ git myalias @{-1}
> This results in:
> "git myalias @-1"
> This does not happen when I do not use an alias, it only occurs
> through an alias that results in sh.exe being invoked to run
> subcommands after the alias has been processed.
> I'm bringing up this issue on the Mingw users list for 2 reasons:
> 1. To confirm whether or not this is a bug that Mingw can fix
> 2. If it's a Mingw, I need permission to create this as a bug on the
> mingw project page (the create issue button is disabled and says I
> lack permissions): https://sourceforge.net/p/mingw/bugs/

AFAIK, Git for Windows switched to using MinGW64, so you are posting
this to the wrong forum.

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