Subject: Re: make print-PLIST and pkg_add use different quote/escape conventions
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/13/2005 21:37:29
On Sun, Mar 13, 2005 at 10:06:47PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> 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().

No, it doesn't. fexec() is just a convenient wrapper arround fork()
and exec(). So unless it is used to invoked "/bin/sh" (or another
shell) shell meta characters won't be interpreted.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler