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From jwadamson <>
Subject [GitHub] ant issue #24: fix 60150 values containing backtick or $ character cause she...
Date Fri, 07 Oct 2016 19:58:57 GMT
Github user jwadamson commented on the issue:
    playing with this alternate impl for now. So far works with dash and ksh and a torture
    $ ./bin/ant --execdebug run "-Dfoo=dollar\$backtick\`single'double\"backslash\\"
    # wrap all arguments as "" strings, escape any internal back-slash, double-quote, $, or
back-tick characters
    #    ant_exec_args="$ant_exec_args \"$(printf '%s\n' "$arg" | sed -e 's@\$\|`\|"\|\\@\\\0@g'
    #    quoted_arg=`printf '%s\n' \"$arg\"`
    #    esc_arg=`echo "$quoted_arg" | sed -e 's@"|\\\@\\\0@g'`
        # escape $, ", and \ characters by inserting a \
        esc_arg=`echo "$arg" | sed -e 's@[$"\\]@\\\\\\\\\0@g' `
        # escape ` by inserting a \
        esc_arg=`echo "$esc_arg" | sed -e 's@\`@\\\\\`@g'`
        # wrap escaped arg as a quoted argument
        echo "arg       : $arg"
        echo "esc_arg   : $esc_arg"
        echo "quoted_arg: $quoted_arg"
        ant_exec_args="$ant_exec_args $quoted_arg"

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