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Re: [Nmh-workers] Quoting for test commands

From: Lyndon Nerenberg
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Quoting for test commands
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:43:22 -0800

On Nov 13, 2013, at 7:16 PM, Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> wrote:

> (Each "word" interpreted as an individual argument).  I've played around with
> single quotes, double quotes, backslashes, and clearly I'm missing something.
> I guess it's weird interaction between parameter substitution and command
> substitution that I'm not smart enough to figure out.  Help?

You are probably better building up a sequence of shell variables that you can 
eventually eval.  But it's hard (for me, at least) to understand the exact 
semantics you want.

Could you provide a command line example followed by an argv[] list of the 
arguments as you want them?


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