svn commit: r202484 - stable/6/bin/sh

Ed Maste emaste at
Sun Jan 17 14:11:43 UTC 2010

Author: emaste
Date: Sun Jan 17 14:11:42 2010
New Revision: 202484

  MFC r197371: Mention that NUL characters are not allowed in sh(1) input.
  PR: bin/25542

Directory Properties:
  stable/6/bin/sh/   (props changed)

Modified: stable/6/bin/sh/sh.1
--- stable/6/bin/sh/sh.1	Sun Jan 17 13:49:18 2010	(r202483)
+++ stable/6/bin/sh/sh.1	Sun Jan 17 14:11:42 2010	(r202484)
@@ -370,6 +370,10 @@ introduces a comment if used at the begi
 The word starting with
 .Ql #
 and the rest of the line are ignored.
+.Dv NUL
+characters (character code 0) are not allowed in shell input.
 .Ss Quoting
 Quoting is used to remove the special meaning of certain characters
 or words to the shell, such as operators, whitespace, keywords,

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