svn commit: r198624 - stable/8/bin/sh
jilles at FreeBSD.org
Thu Oct 29 21:13:57 UTC 2009
Date: Thu Oct 29 21:13:57 2009
New Revision: 198624
MFC r197371: Mention that NUL characters are not allowed in sh(1) input.
I do not consider this a bug because POSIX permits it and argument strings
and environment variables cannot contain '\0' anyway.
stable/8/bin/sh/ (props changed)
--- stable/8/bin/sh/sh.1 Thu Oct 29 20:53:26 2009 (r198623)
+++ stable/8/bin/sh/sh.1 Thu Oct 29 21:13:57 2009 (r198624)
@@ -375,6 +375,10 @@ introduces a comment if used at the begi
The word starting with
and the rest of the line are ignored.
+characters (character code 0) are not allowed in shell input.
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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