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Re: new module 'system-quote'

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: new module 'system-quote'
Date: Wed, 09 May 2012 11:23:46 +0200
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > Is there any chance that putting a newline or CR in an
> > environment variable, then using %varname%, would allow one to
> > embed such a character?
> Not surprisingly, it doesn't work, at least in my testing.

Yup, that's what I found out as well. In a Cygwin shell I did:

$ export NEWLINE='
$ cmd.exe /c 'printf "%s\n" "foo%NEWLINE%bar"'

and got



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