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Re: Path and argument problem... solution?

From: Jan-Henrik Haukeland
Subject: Re: Path and argument problem... solution?
Date: 31 Aug 2002 01:06:35 +0200
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Christian Hopp <address@hidden> writes:

> > For instance this string will not be trimmed correctely:
> >
> >   '"text"' you will get:  text"'
> Actually not... at least my test proved me something else.  If the
> string is quoted ['] it will search for the next ['], if it is quoted
> ["] it searches for the next ["].  I save the first s/d quote in
> "tmp".

Try with "'text'" I do get text'"  :)

> Afaik, the commands don't want quotes and if you need some, you can
> put them it the quotes... "'test'" gives 'test'.

Hmm, as the lexer is implemented now, you cannot have " in a double
quoted string. This is a weakness but I cannot see an easy way around
this. Anyway, I suppose you are right (but I still have a nagging
suspicion, but can't think of an example)

> I think it is okay... I think for the most readers it might be
> annoying to get all the patches or CVS updates.

Absolutely, so you vote for a new developer list then ?

Jan-Henrik Haukeland

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