I am bit confused. Why is the file name string being
quoted AND escaped ? Seems like just quoting should do
the job under Bourne, no ?
--- David L Norris <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-10-16 at 14:11 -0700, Peter Karman
> > yes, that's it. it uses isalnum(), which on my
> system at least (OS X) doesn't
> > match underscore.
> isalnum is equivalent to (isdigit || isalpha) which
> matches A-Z or a-z
> or 0-9 (or whatever characters are equivalent in the
> current locale).
> > Looks like it should check for _ and . at the very
> least. Probably - too.
> > Any others?
> Probably many characters and we'd undoubtedly miss
> some along the way.
> Like Bill says, its just not safe to try to list
> which characters we
> want to trust. I think whatever we're doing in
> extprog.c we should be
> doing filter.c.
> David L Norris
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