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Re: quote interpretation via vars without eval

From: Alex fxmbsw7 Ratchev
Subject: Re: quote interpretation via vars without eval
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 23:13:04 +0100

i believe bash shell is very reasonable syntax
"quote here" if you want it together
function args there
alias precode somewhere else

its just incomplete, .. :)

On Mon, Mar 15, 2021 at 9:24 PM Greg Wooledge <> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 15, 2021 at 08:57:42PM +0100, Alex fxmbsw7 Ratchev wrote:
> > also two topics about that shell-escape
> > i choosed this one cause it did most reasonable view-results
> > i need it for flat txt display on the prompt so i awk it to this, no
> problem
> unicorn:~$ touch $'foo\nbar'
> unicorn:~$ ls --quoting-style=shell-escape "$_"
> 'foo'$'\n''bar'
> I don't really consider that a "reasonable view-result", but to each
> his own.  It could be worse, I guess.
> > in contraverse of needing eval
> > i learnt off this list, i dont need eval to make quotes interpreted, at
> > least in var assignments, ...i build a string and declare [opts] "$str"
> and
> > it works
> Well, sure.  There are lots of places where bash does an implicit eval
> on something.  You found one of many.
> Bash is the exploding barbed wire death match of programming languages.

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