[patch] alpha_strcpy for HEAD

Alexander Bokovoy a.bokovoy at sam-solutions.net
Fri Jan 18 02:22:32 GMT 2002

On Fri, Jan 18, 2002 at 08:17:44PM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > This patch just allow consider _all_ letters (including multibute ones
> > in e.g. UTF-8) as valid symbols.
> Can you tell me that all letters won't include \ ' / " * @ ! .. within
> that multibyte sequence?
> Can you tell me that they wont include a byte of value 255?  That it
> won't inlude *any shell metacharacter*?
Please note that byte of value 255 is _valid_ letter (CYRILLIC SMALL
LETTER YA, <U044F>) in encoding CP1251 which is native Unix encoding for
Bulgarian and Belarusian langauges. Disabling it you're risking to break
support for those languages at all.

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