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Re: Feature request for cut and/or sort

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Feature request for cut and/or sort
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 02:26:30 +0200
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Matthew Woehlke <address@hidden> writes:

> The Wanderer wrote:
>> Bob Proulx wrote:
>>> The problem is the same as always, filenames with embedded newlines in
>>> them.
>> I've never seen a filename with an embedded newline, and AFAICT standard
>> command-line tools cannot produce such.
> Oh? ;-)
> echo 'bar' > "`echo -e 'foo\nbar'`"

What a waste of resources.

$ touch 'foo


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