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Re: new debootstrap NMU for testing

On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 12:52:18PM +0200, Jö Fahlke wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 02:27:33AM +0200, Jö Fahlke wrote:
> > >     if eval "$@"; then
> > to
> >       if "$@"; then
> Hehe, simplicity!
> I was wondering why the "eval" was there anyway. Be omitting it (or by
> extra-quoting the arguments) you lose the ability to pass multiple
> commands to repeat(), like this:
> repeat 5 "echo \"You have to press enter 5 times.\"; read"

You can't do that anyway, though (not in any sensible fashion, at least).

> If this was intended, indeed every call to repeat() must be fixed.

And, uh, no calls to repeat look like that anyway.


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