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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Fix double backslash problem in Windows

From: Laurent Vivier
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Fix double backslash problem in Windows
Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2008 11:04:29 +0100

Le mercredi 09 janvier 2008 à 10:31 +0100, Laurent Vivier a écrit : 
> Le mardi 08 janvier 2008 à 17:17 +0100, Hervé Poussineau a écrit :
> > Hi,
> >   
> > On Windows, since December 2nd, files names provided in command line 
> > have to double their backslash to work correctly, for example: "-hda 
> > c:\\disks\\qemu.qcow" instead of -hda c:\disks\qemu.qcow"
> > This patch removes this need and reverts back to Qemu 0.9.0 behaviour
> >   
> > Hervé
> > 
> I have introduced this behavior to be able to use command line like
> "qemu -hda my\ file", IMHO your patch should be #ifdef for window only.

In fact, this is a wrong example, this case is managed by the shell.
A good example is when we have a filename with a '"' in it:

qemu -hda 2\\\"file

to open file 2"file

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