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[bugs #10678] xargs: unmatched single quote

From: Zurd
Subject: [bugs #10678] xargs: unmatched single quote
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 21:36:43 -0400
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[bugs #10678] Full Item Snapshot:

URL: <http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailitem&item_id=10678>
Project: findutils
Submitted by: Zurd
On: Fri 10/15/2004 at 01:29

Category:  xargs
Severity:  5 - Average
Item Group:  None
Resolution:  None
Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None
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Status:  Open
Release:  None
Fixed Release:  None

Summary:  xargs: unmatched single quote

Original Submission:  From package 4.1.20-r1

xargs doesn't offer an option to bypass a quote (') when there is one in the 
filename or directory.

How-to reproduce :
1) mkdir "test'"
2) ls -1 | xargs -x -i "{}" new_test

Actual results:
xargs: unmatched single quote

What it should do:
Change the directory called test' to new_test

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