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Re: Problem with win32 version

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Problem with win32 version
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 22:19:43 +0200

> Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 14:16:30 +0100
> From: Stepan Kasal <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> on Unix style systems, including cygwin, it's the duty of the shell to
> remove the quotes.  So one option is to run the command from bash, not
> from standard windows shell (cmd.exe).
> Some ports of unix-like utils interpret the quotes on their own, eg. the
> djgpp port of gawk.  This can be a suitable solution for you.

I think the Windows port also removes the quotes, if only "double"
quotes are used.

(The DJGPP library used to produce the DJGPP port of Gawk supports
both 'single' and "double" quote characters, but most other
DOS/Windows libraries only support "double" quotes.)

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