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Re: VMS-style command quoting and MakeMaker

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Mike Guy
July 4, 2001 03:28
Re: VMS-style command quoting and MakeMaker
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Michael G Schwern <> wrote
> Since I believe the later is perfectly acceptable on Unix, could we
> just fix up MM_Unix to do that and chuck most of MM_VMS?

Seems like a good idea.    But of course it will have to be commented
carefully to stop some future patcher removing the "useless" quotes.

And there could be some fun issues with filenames which contain '"'.

And the "right" fix to all this is to ensure that these things are
processed by the multi-arg form of system(), so we don't need to
think about shell quoting at all.

Mike Guy

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