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Re: i want HARD SPACES for dealing with function passing...


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: i want HARD SPACES for dealing with function passing...
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 12:51:41 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.090004 (Oort Gnus v0.04) Emacs/20.7

address@hidden wrote:
> touch foo\ bar
> passargs() { echo "$@"; }
> ls $(passargs foo\ bar)

You're not quoting the expansion of passargs; therefore, it undergoes
word splitting.  Use this instead: ls "$(passargs foo\ bar)"


paul



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