[Dev-luatex] os.spawn and argv[1] with sapces

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Nov 23 22:08:46 CET 2009


T T wrote:
> 2009/11/23 T T <t34www at googlemail.com>:
>> OK, I'm looking into that.
> 
> After some digging through the sources and googling around I think the
> problem is not with luatex's implementation but with _spawnvpe
> function on Windows, which can't handle arguments with spaces (how
> pathetic). So I should write to M$ now, I guess. Sigh. At least there
> is a workaround with setting arg[0] explicitly, but some note to
> unwary in the documentation would be good as well.

maybe it's an option to reserve arg[0] for the (optional) path and set 
the path explicitely

(http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa273351%28VS.60%29.aspx)


Hans


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