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Re: bash: remove the format string "%q" in the unicode3.sub


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash: remove the format string "%q" in the unicode3.sub
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2016 10:39:13 -0400
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On 8/9/16 3:18 AM, address@hidden wrote:
> Hi all
> 
> When I run the tests for the bash, the sub-test unicode3.sub of intl.tests
> failed.
> 
> The sub-test unicode3.sub contain the following:
> 
>     payload=$'\065\247\100\063\231\053\306\123\070\237\242\352\263'
>     "$payload"
>     printf %q "$payload"
> 
> In this situation, the format string "%q" in command printf means that when 
> the
> character in the payload is not in {alpha & digit & punctuation & ISO
> 646(7-bit)}, it
> would print the string with ANSI-C style quoted string: $'...' , we can
> check the source code

This has already been changed in the devel branch (back in May, 2015), and
the test case and tets output was changed at the same time.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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