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Re: [PATCH] Quote filename passed to $EDITOR

From: Nicholas Riley <njriley_at_uiuc.edu>
Date: 2002-07-23 20:00:15 CEST

On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 11:53:47AM -0500, Karl Fogel wrote:
> cmpilato@collab.net writes:
> > > Why not use single quotes? The above just opens a hole for environment
> > > variable expansion (unintentional or malicious).
> >
> > Windows doesn't recognize single-quotes as an arg wrapper.
> Oh.
> Sigh. Never mind, then :-).

Would it be possible to use fork/execve on platforms that support it,
and the quoting stuff on Windows (which has fewer shell metacharacters
anyway, right?) Is this the kind of thing that should go into APR?

=Nicholas Riley <njriley_at_uiuc.edu> | <http://www.uiuc.edu/ph/www/njriley>
        Pablo Research Group, Department of Computer Science and
  Medical Scholars Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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