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Re: Proposal to add /usr/bin/shquote

Alan Barrett <> writes:

> On Sat, 06 Sep 2008, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
>> It is. I assure you, that it is better to learn TCL than
>> fighting shell quotations, sed, test, and company.
> Sorry, I seem to have misunderstood you.  I thought you were saying
> something like "have your shell script call a tcl script to do this one
> little thing", but now it apears taht you were saying something more
> like "don't write shell scripts at all, write tcl scripts instead".
> While you are free to do that, it's really irrelevant to my proposal of
> adding a tool to make a certain class of shell scripts easier to write.

Right, that's what I said, you propose ad hoc solution, while it
is better to have something more generic to fix everything at once.


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