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Re: Parallel is having trouble handling quotes for unicode characters


From: Glen Huang
Subject: Re: Parallel is having trouble handling quotes for unicode characters
Date: Sun, 28 May 2017 17:12:13 +0800

I just realize one way to workaround it is to do something like

parallel echo  ::: 港 ::: foo

Feel free to ignore the "issue" if you think it's by design.

> On 28 May 2017, at 3:09 PM, Glen Huang <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> Actually just 港 is able to trigger it
> 
> parallel echo 港 ::: foo
> 
>> On 28 May 2017, at 2:56 PM, Glen Huang <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 
>> I'm sorry, but I think I just found another strange case:
>> 
>> parallel echo 芦港 ::: foo
>> 
>> fails with "parallel: Error: Command cannot contain the character ?. Use a 
>> function for that."
>> 
>> in which case I didn't quote anything.
>> 
>>> On 28 May 2017, at 1:03 PM, Glen Huang <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Doh, of course. I must be drunk. :)
>>> 
>>> Now it's totally clear. Thanks!
>>> 
>>> Glen
>>> 
>>>> On 28 May 2017, at 12:59 AM, Ole Tange <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 4:44 AM, Glen Huang <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>>> Thanks for the quick reply. Didn't realize {} is already quotes.
>>>>> 
>>>>> But if the solution is to not quote {}, how do I pass "${start} {}" as a
>>>>> single argument to subshell?
>>>> 
>>>> You are going to say 'Doh, ofcourse' now.
>>>> 
>>>>> For example,
>>>>> 
>>>>> parallel name=\"foo {}\"';' echo \"'$name'\" ::: 你好 世界
>>>>> 
>>>>> would garble the text,
>>>> 
>>>> You simply move the {} outside:
>>>> 
>>>> parallel name=\"foo \"{}';' echo \"'$name'\" ::: 你好 世界
>>>> 
>>>> You still need the space to be quoted.
>>>> 
>>>>> And I did get \?\?\?\?\?\? back, as can be seen from this screenshot. I 
>>>>> use
>>>>> the terminal app on macOS.
>>>> 
>>>> What I meant was: You get two of them. Not just one.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> /Ole
>>> 
>> 
> 




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