[Dev-luatex] os.spawn and argv with sapces
taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Nov 23 18:56:13 CET 2009
T T wrote:
> I have encountered a problem with os.spawn(arg) on Windows. If
> arg='foo bar' and arg=nil, then the spawned process gets 'foo'
> as argv and 'bar' as argv. This might be expected, since
> according to docs, os.spawn doesn't do any argument processing.
Let's put it this way: windows command line processing does not
agree with my neurons, so I have stayed way from it as much as
possible (and will continue to do so).
A good, clean patch would be welcome of course, but I myself will not
spend any more time on the stuff, not even for bug reports, as all that
would be accomplished by doing so is that it would give me a headache,
and there are much more pleasing ways to reach that state.
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