SegFault running "ls -l" after Microsoft Patch Day
Sun Dec 20 12:19:00 GMT 2015
On Dec 20 12:50, incog wrote:
> 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, not
> >the OS/emulation layer.
> >* rant mode off *
> Oh ... you know, I understand Rainer's sentiment ...
> https://www.cygwin.com/ starts with:
> Get that ___Linux___ feeling - on Windows
Dunno about you, but I have lots of files with spaces in them on Linux,
especially files connected with GUI stuff, themes, etc.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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