Filenames with blanks

jw schultz jw at
Sat Aug 24 12:45:00 EST 2002

On Sat, Aug 24, 2002 at 02:29:34PM -0700, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Aug 2002, jw schultz wrote:
> > I just ran a quick test and found that the rsync process on
> > the server (via ssh) had sshd as it's immediate parent.
> > This means that a shell was not invoked and any command-line
> > interpolation, et-al was done by sshd itself.
> No, sshd uses "$SHELL -c [COMMAND]".  A good shell uses exec() to run
> the command when -c is used, so the shell is just turning into the rsync
> process after it does its thing.

My error.  I didn't want to go spelunking into the ssh source.
That makes a bit more sense than sshd handling the backticks.

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