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Re: 1.5.19: pdksh 5.2.14-3 tab-complete and shell metacharacters

On Thu, 26 Jan 2006, Svend Sorensen wrote:

> When I use pdksh to expand the name of a file with spaces or other
> shell metachars in it, the filename is expanded without escaping the
> metacharacters.

Thanks for the report.  I've been able to reproduce this.  There's an
upstream patch that fixes the issue, and I'm currently working on
integrating that and other patches into the build to produce a new release
(but no ETA yet).

> The pdksh version strings are identical.

This is unfortunate.  What is the patchlevel shown for the pdksh package
on NetBSD?

FWIW, I will include the full list of patches in the README for the new

Igor Peshansky, volunteer PDKSH maintainer for Cygwin
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