[PD] shell.pd_linux syntqax
geiger at xdv.org
Thu Aug 12 10:44:26 CEST 2004
On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, cdr wrote:
> is anyone successfully using 's or `s or "s with shell.pd_linux? trying to
> figure out how it is supposed to operate, all of these commands work
> with shell.dll on winXP and when pasted into a bash rxvt on either platform...
This should be fixed in the CVS version. I mostly use shell in order
to fire up shell scripts, as the pd parser makes several symbols that
are important in scripts unusable directly.
> [bash -c "echo hi" (
> hi": -c: line 0: unexpected EOF while looking for matching `"'
> hi": -c: line 1: syntax error: unexpected end of file
> [bash -c 'echo hi' (
> hi': -c: line 0: unexpected EOF while looking for matching `''
> hi': -c: line 1: syntax error: unexpected end of file
> [find "`echo /root/`" (
> find: "`echo: No such file or directory
> find: /root/`": No such file or directory
> [find "/root/" (
> find: "/root/": No such file or directory
> it looks like theres an extra level of escaping somewhere...any way to stop that without rewriting shell.c ? i am using m_atom.c from msp version, since the devel version has a hack that adds a \ before spaces on the way out and the way in, so multiple passes and you end up with \\ \\\\\ \\ \ \\ \\\\\\ really quickly....
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