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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] qemu-test: add virtio-serial test

From: Alex Bradbury
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] qemu-test: add virtio-serial test
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 16:20:40 +0000

On 22 December 2011 15:58, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> Shell assignments do not need quoting, since they are not subject to
> argument splitting or filename expansion in the first place.

You're right, that was an incorrectly chosen example.

> Blindly requiring double-quoting of all shell variables and command
> substitutions can actually introduce problems if you care about
> portability to ancient shells

Is there really a need to care about anything but POSIX compliant shells?


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