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Changes for version 1.04 - 2010-06-07

  • Don't escape "=" unless it's in command position. Thanks to Chip for the inspiration.
  • Use "#!perl" in test.t (closes #38072).
  • Don't try to test or install the shell-quote script on Windows (closes #46445).


quote arguments for safe use, unmodified in a shell command


quote strings for passing through the shell