[fpc-pascal] How to exec() arguments with spaces?

Jan Je/lowicki Jasj at OZI.AR.WROC.PL
Sat Nov 27 13:10:08 CET 2004

Marco van de Voort wrote:
> The harsh answer:
> 1 using spaces in unix :-)
this is users' decision, not the programmer's. 
Besides, it is legal ;) 

> 2 using 1.0.x, while 1.9.x is so much better.
yes, 1.0.4 was much too buggy for me.
1.0.10 occured quite stable and was enough up to now.

> Seriously, it was a bug, it is fixed. To avoid similar problems, 
> 1.9.2 and later have a function sysutils.executeprocess that 
> avoids it all together by avoiding the parsing stage and passing 
> arguments separately from the executable name. 

Thanks. This should make me to migrate soon.


                                       Jan Jelowicki
                                       jasj at ozi.ar.wroc.pl
Wroclaw University of Agriculture    Akademia Rolnicza we Wroclawiu
Department of Mathematics            Katedra Matematyki

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