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Re: extra \1 in declare -p

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: extra \1 in declare -p
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2015 08:45:43 -0400
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On 7/20/15 2:23 PM, isabella parakiss wrote:
> Hi, about this bug:
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2003-03/msg00093.html
> The fix was to add this in lib/sh/shquote.c
>       else if (c == CTLESC || c == CTLNUL)
>         *r++ = CTLESC;
> I think the fix it was applied twice, it should only check this in the
> prompt string, right?
> Now declare -p produces output that can't be eval'ed.
> $ var=$'x\1y\177z'; declare -p var | sed -n l
> declare -- var="x\001\001y\001\177z"$
> Removing lines 151-152 (from the 4.4 alpha branch) seems to fix this.
> The duplicate code keeps checking the prompt in lines 297-298.
> (address@hidden is expanded by that part so it should be fine...)
> I hope it won't cause other problems.

Thanks, this looks like a good fix.  I'll check other uses of sh_double_quote.


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