[fpc-devel] Paramstr trailing spaces, bug or not?

Joost van der Sluis joost at cnoc.nl
Thu Dec 22 17:36:04 CET 2011

On Thu, 2011-12-22 at 17:18 +0100, michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be wrote:
> > With this command-line:
> >
> > "fpmake --prefix=bla --baseistall=test"
> >
> > paramstr(1) gives "--prefix=bla ". Thus with the trailing space. Is this
> > a bug or a feature?
> It's what the shell has passed on. The paramstr() code doesn't do any
> parsing on Linux. It returns the elements in argv[]

Most of the time I'm indeed on Linux, but this case it was Windows. But
I guess the same thing holds?

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