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Re: Proposal to add /usr/bin/shquote

Je Sat, 06 Sep 2008 00:19:20 +0400 Aleksej Saushev <>

> Alan Barrett <> writes:
> > I often find the need, in shell scripts, to escape arguments to be
> > passed to other shell commands.  I'd like to add a /usr/bin/shquote
> > command as a simple wrapper around shquotev(3) to do this.
> That just reminds me...
> Why not import real programming language for that? TCL, for instance.

Why not perl/ruby/python/haskell/clisp?
All are too big and not necessary IMHO. 


Daniel Horecki

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