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Re: strange argv quoting behaviour
On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 08:07:33AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 07:59:35AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 24, 2012 at 11:12:40AM +0000, Patrick Welche wrote:
> > > % ./foo 'abc' *
> > > 4: (\a\b\c) (foo)
> > >
> > > That last case suggests some aggressive overquoting - but it only
> > > if there is a '*' as an argument afterwards!
> > > (Checked on a yesterday current box, csh)
> > csh is amply supplied with bugs and weirdness, so this behavior
> > doesn't exactly surprise me; but FWIW I can't replicate it.
> However, it's apparently caused by -r1.32 of glob.c in libc, which
> Christos just reverted, so it should stop happening.
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