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Re: Has a Debian developer ever unintentionally wiped out user files like Apple?



On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 12:44:35AM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> I'm not aware of anyone being hit by it though lukily. Filenames
> with spaces in them seem to be quite rare.

I tend to avoid this problem by being obsessive about quoting shell
variables in scripts unless their contents are completely under my
control.

Sometimes this obsession causes other problems; see the closed serious
bug list against xfree86-common...

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Debian GNU/Linux                   |    he is half an animal is only half a
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