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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3 2/2] semihosting: add --semihosting-config ar

From: Liviu Ionescu
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3 2/2] semihosting: add --semihosting-config arg sub-argument
Date: Thu, 21 May 2015 18:47:15 +0300

> On 21 May 2015, at 18:29, Peter Maydell <address@hidden> wrote:
> There's no way to not offer the choice. In your syntax
> this would be
> --semihosting-cmdline "foo bar baz"

not exactly. in my implementation this would arrive in the guest code as 
argc=1, argv[0]="foo bar baz", which will be understood as a weird program 

>> ...
>> yes, it is making the assumption that the guest code is able to
>> process args with embedded spaces. once this accepted, properly
>> parsing the quotes and apostrophes is required anyway
> Required by who? It's not in the semihosting API. You
> could perfectly well have a guest which required arguments
> with spaces to be quoted via <> characters, or which
> just treated the whole string as a single element, or
> which didn't have any quoting support...

I doubt implementations quoting with <> are really in use and have enough value 
to be a problem.



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