Andrew Dunstan wrote: > > > Bruce Momjian wrote: > > >Tom Lane wrote: > > > > > >>"Luiz K. Matsumura" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > >> > >> > >>>I modified pg_dumpall.c lines between 160 and 270 to add a #ifndef > >>>WIN32... #endif clause to pgdumpopts to store > >>>the parameters with double quotations intead simple quotation marks in > >>>case of WIN32 ports > >>> > >>> > >>This seems unnecessarily ugly. Why not just go over to double quotes? > >> > >> > > > >The patch was actually posted backward so maybe it wasn't clear but the > >change is to use double quotes instead of single quotes for Win32 > >arguments just like we do in other cases in pg_dumpall.c. > > > >Single quotes do not behave the same as single quotes in the WIn32 > >CMD.EXES processor. For example, DIR "" and DIR '' produce different > >results. > > > > > > Yes, but wasn't Tom's point that we could use double quotes on Unix too? > That makes sense to me unless we expect some horrible interpolation effects.
Oh, OK. Well, if we use double-quotes we don't allow double-quotes in the input, as well adding handling of dollar signs and other things. Single quotes are more robust under Unix and I don't want to risk changing that. -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us [EMAIL PROTECTED] | (610) 359-1001 + If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road + Christ can be your backup. | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073 ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 2: you can get off all lists at once with the unregister command (send "unregister YourEmailAddressHere" to [EMAIL PROTECTED])