[erlang-questions] weird mneisa/escript problem in r13

Garry Hodgson <>
Thu Nov 5 15:26:22 CET 2009


Håkan Mattsson wrote:

 > It was a bug, but it isn't anymore.

cool.

 > In earlier releases, the arguments on the escript line beginning with
 > %%! was passed to the virtual machine via an environment variable. As
 > a side effect of this the arguments was mangled a bit, causing some of
 > the quotation marks to disappear. This was fixed in Erts 5.7.3
 > (OTP-1060). The arguments are now passed to the VM as they are written
 > in the escript, without any mangling. Unfortunately this bug fix was
 > not documented. I hope that has not caused you too much trouble.

it wasn't a big deal.  just wanted to mention it in case it was unknown.
thanks for the info.

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