Anonymous committed bf1ee63

git-svnimport: Use separate arguments in the pipe for git-rev-parse

Some people seem to create SVN branch names with spaces
or other shell metacharacters.

Signed-off-by: Matthias Urlichs <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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 	my $rev;
 	if($revision > $opt_s and defined $parent) {
-		open(H,"git-rev-parse --verify $parent |");
+		open(H,'-|',"git-rev-parse","--verify",$parent);
 		$rev = <H>;
 		close(H) or do {
 			print STDERR "$revision: cannot find commit '$parent'!\n";