[Dev-luatex] again problems ..., os.spawn and spaces in names

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Fri Feb 8 16:02:16 CET 2008


Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> writes:

> I am not very surprised. Windows shell handling has always seemed to
> me like a kludge on a klugde on a kludge on top of MSDOS 5.0.

That makes it sound like MSDOS 5.0 would not be a kludge on top of MSDOS
1.0 on top of CP/M (where the surprisingly long-lived 128 character
command line originates).

Turtles all the way down...

-- 
David Kastrup


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