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[perl #22336] is not Shell compatible

May 27, 2003 07:52
[perl #22336] is not Shell compatible
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Perl still contains a Perl 4 library, that purports to emulate the way the Shell parses a command.  But it can't handle backquotes or variable interpolation.  And it gets backslash wrong.

Perl make <> now contains a similar function shellparse, which corrects these bugs.  Welcome to use it as you please, if you give me the credit.

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Daniel Pfeiffer

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