SegFault running "ls -l" after Microsoft Patch Day
Sun Dec 20 11:50:00 GMT 2015
On 2015-12-20 12:41, Sam Edge wrote:
> On 18/12/2015 13:06, Dr Rainer Woitok wrote:
>> and (of all things!) contain blanks,
> * rant mode on *
> What's wrong with blanks?
> The OS calls don't give a monkey's chuff so long as they're given
> null-terminated C-strings. Tools like find, xargs etc. have options to
> The biggest problem is that there are a lot of sloppily written shell
> scripts out there that don't properly quote substitutions or that use
> instead of "$@" or that use command substitution where they should be
> using pipes and "xargs" and "read". That's the fault of the scripts,
> the OS/emulation layer.
> * rant mode off *
Oh ... you know, I understand Rainer's sentiment ...
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