[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: device syntax

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: device syntax
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 13:33:50 +0200
User-agent: KMail/1.6.1

On Thursday 21 October 2004 13:26, Tomas Ebenlendr wrote:
> Hmm, and what if there are quotes, or newlines in name? I think that
> we should be able to pass /any/ string to bios/firmware. Question is
> what characters we want to escape. If escaped characters will be e.g.
> quotes, the need of using this will be very little. If we escape
> commas, many names will get horrible. So what about this solution,
> extended by '\' as escaping character, using \" for char '"', \\ for
> '\' and \xxx for nonprintable or other characters?

That should be supported by the command-line interface, surely.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]