Subject: Re: make print-PLIST and pkg_add use different quote/escape conventions
To: J Chapman Flack <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/13/2005 22:06:47
On Sun, 13 Mar 2005, J Chapman Flack wrote:
> make print-PLIST outputs an @exec ${MKDIR} line for the empty directory
> brown&sharpe, but this fails in pkg_add because & is a shell metacharacter.

From a quick look at the code, this shouldn't happen, but I wonder if 
fexec() does expand shell wildcards instead of straight calling exec().

  - Hubert

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