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Re: Quoting or escaping when using exec

From: Alan DeKok
Subject: Re: Quoting or escaping when using exec
Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2011 20:40:34 +0100
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Moshe Cohen wrote:
> Hi,
> Let's say I want to have an exec action like this:
> <mailto:address@hidden>
> exec "/bin/bash -c 'mail -s "multi word subject" address@hidden
> <mailto:address@hidden> ' "
> This will not work because the quotes around the subject collide with
> the outer quotes.
> I have tried several types of escaping these quotes or single quotes,
> but have't found the way to do it.
> How can I escape quotes so the command is passed to the bash script
> properly?

$ man unlang

  Alan DeKok.

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