file-attr-restore and dollar signs
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Thu Aug 31 20:47:31 GMT 2006
On 8/31/06, Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org> wrote:
> Yeah, you're right. The code uses an eval of a string in double quotes
> in order to get all the normal perl decoding, such a \f, \033, and \".
> However, it needs to escape '$', '@', and '%' to prevent perl from
> treating those characters as variable references. (Hopefully there is
> not anything else that needs to be backslashed-escaped.)
Wouldn't it be easier to just use a single-quoted string? That gives
you escape sequences but not variable references.
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