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Re: [PATCHv2] docs: mention another issue with variable expansion

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [PATCHv2] docs: mention another issue with variable expansion
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 11:57:23 -0600
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On 08/27/2010 11:19 AM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
* Eric Blake wrote on Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 07:01:30PM CEST:
+Perhaps the easiest way to work around quoting issues in a manner
+portable to all shells is to place the results in a temporary variable,
+then use @samp{$tmp} as the @var{value}, rather than trying to inline
+the expression needing quoting.

I wish you wouldn't use nor promote tmp as temporary variable name,
nor as a temporary macro name in tests/, given that it's already
documented as name of a temporary directory to use in config.status.

Good point.  I'm scrubbing that now...

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library

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