bin/25542: /bin/sh: null char in quoted string

Volker volker at
Sat Jan 26 03:50:04 PST 2008

The following reply was made to PR bin/25542; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Volker <volker at>
To: bug-followup at, val at
Subject: Re: bin/25542: /bin/sh: null char in quoted string
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2008 12:42:16 +0100

 I've checked this on 6.2-REL and 7.0-PRE using:
 echo -e "\047O\000K\047" | od -c
 0000000    '   O  \0   K   '  \n
 This is what I expect to come out and it shows, sh is handling NULL
 bytes correctly ATM.
 Please follow-up with your opinion , otherwise this PR can be closed.

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