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authorH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2005-10-10 21:46:10 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2005-10-10 21:46:10 (GMT)
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Enhanced sq_quote()
Create function to sq_quote into a buffer Handle !'s for csh-based shells Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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1 files changed, 9 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/quote.h b/quote.h
index c8cfb3a..50ce1df 100644
--- a/quote.h
+++ b/quote.h
@@ -1,10 +1,12 @@
#ifndef QUOTE_H
#define QUOTE_H
+#include <stddef.h>
/* Help to copy the thing properly quoted for the shell safety.
- * any single quote is replaced with '\'', and the whole thing
- * is enclosed in a single quote pair.
+ * any single quote is replaced with '\'', any exclamation point
+ * is replaced with '\!', and the whole thing is enclosed in a
+ * single quote pair.
*
* For example, if you are passing the result to system() as an
* argument:
@@ -19,8 +21,13 @@
*
* Note that the above examples leak memory! Remember to free result from
* sq_quote() in a real application.
+ *
+ * sq_quote_buf() writes to an existing buffer of specified size; it
+ * will return the number of characters that would have been written
+ * excluding the final null regardless of the buffer size.
*/
char *sq_quote(const char *src);
+size_t sq_quote_buf(char *dst, size_t n, const char *src);
#endif