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RE: Strange Cygwin issue
- From: "Hannu E K Nevalainen" <garbage_collector at telia dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 11:28:39 +0200
- Subject: RE: Strange Cygwin issue
> From: Dylan Cuthbert
> Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 8:10 AM
> Did you sort this problem out eventually? We're having the same problem.
> We pass a DOS command that we've compiled in Vis.C a parameter
> from within a
> bash shell and all our quotes are "played" with.
> ie. #> ourcommand 'my oh my "this is a string" that is played with'
> and we get "my oh my \"this is a string\" that is played with"
> (including the surrounding double quotes) in our DOS program.
> Not what we want really.
I'd say; play with temporary files.
$ echo >/tmp/tmp_$$ "command arg1 \"arg2.1 arg2.2\" arg.3"
$ cmd /c $(cygpath -WA /tmp/tmp_$$)
$ rm /tmp/tmp_$$
/Hannu E K Nevalainen, B.Sc. EE - 59?16.37'N, 17?12.60'E
-- printf("Timezone: %s\n", (DST)?"UTC+02":"UTC+01"); --
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