[Tcsh] "Readable" Unicode in setenv

H.Merijn Brand tcsh at tux.freedom.nl
Thu Nov 18 10:45:34 UTC 2021

On Thu, 18 Nov 2021 11:17:59 +0200, Kimmo Suominen <kim at netbsd.org> wrote:

> On Tue, 16 Nov 2021 at 13:03, Jamie Landeg-Jones <jamie at catflap.org> wrote:
> > Rather than altering anything that already exists, have you thought of adding
> > a new type, e.g. like the bourne shell format $'xxxx' ?
> >
> > This would remove ambiguity, and also be easily memorable by those used to sh.
> > It already covers escaping, and unicode code-points:  
> That looks very appealing to me.

I can live with that too: I just missed the functionality and came with
a POC that was accepted.

> I would like to cut 6.23.01 as there have been a number of fixes
> committed. But I'm wary of releasing the changed echo. Should I just
> #ifdef NOTYET the \x and \u cases from parseescape() and comment out
> the "$ echo_hex" test?
> Btw, there is no $echo_hex variable, so the test seems misnamed and
> misplaced in tests/variables.at.
> Thoughts?
> Kind regards,
> + Kimmo

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