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Michael G Schwern
July 4, 2001 10:11
Re: VMS-style command quoting and MakeMaker
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On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 11:28:11AM +0100, Mike Guy wrote:
> 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.

Well, this is actually stuff that goes into the Makefile.  For the
most part.


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