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Re: [Nmh-workers] Redoing argument processing

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Redoing argument processing
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:38:14 +0000

Hi Paul,

>  > /bin/sh -c 'proc arg1 arg2 arg3'
>  > 
>  > and so on, but that would involve an extra level of shell
>  > interpretation.
> i'm not clear on what's so wrong with the above.  i assume proc would
> be expanded, so you'd end up with
>     /bin/sh -c 'less -aics arg1 arg2 arg3'

I think arg2 may be something that has characters that are significant
to the shell but are intended to be treated literally.

Cheers, Ralph.

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