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Re: New script for the templates svn repo

Hello Enrico,

On Sat, Aug 01, 2009 at 03:31:39PM +0100, Enrico Zini wrote:
> I'm thinking of adding this very simple script to the templates/ svn
> repo, alonside the keycheck.sh script:
>   $ cat minechangelogs 
>   #!/bin/sh
>   ssh lintian.debian.org "~enrico/bin/minechangelogs $@"
> Only there's a problem with shell escaping: if I use it like this, and
> run ./minechangelogs "Enrico Zini", on the other end of ssh what gets
> invoked is "minechangelogs Enrico Zini", which matches entries
> containing "Enrico" or "Zini", so I also get entries for Enrico Tassi.
> It would of course work if I invoke it as:
>   ./minechangelogs "'Enrico Zini'"
> but that is awkward.
> Is there a better way to pass the rest of the command line, unchanged,
> through ssh?  This has the same problem:
>   ssh lintian.debian.org "~enrico/bin/minechangelogs" "$@"
> The syntax of the script on lintian.debian.org is to do case-sensitive
> matching of its parameters, and return the changelog entries that
> contain at least one, therefore ORing the matches together.

I commited a slightly changed script. Thanks for the initial script.
It's really helpful.


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