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Re: Passing quoted strings to bat files?

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: Passing quoted strings to bat files?
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 09:32:01 -0400

%% "Angel Tsankov" <address@hidden> writes:

  at> I have a list of citations (e.g. citations = "This is citation 1"
  at> "This is citation 2" "This is citation 3") and I want to pass this
  at> variable as the first argument to a batch file. I've already tried
  at> this:

  at> var := $(shell do_smth_with_citations.bat $(citations))
  at> var := $(shell do_smth_with_citations.bat "$(citations)")

Well, the second method you show here works in UNIX with UNIX shell
scripts.  I think you need Windows-specific advice here.

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