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Re: Quoting in zsh -x output

Dan Nelson wrote:
> I think all bash does is check each argument for spaces, single-quotes,
> or backslashes, and then quotes and escapes that argument.  It doesn't
> care what quoting the user had on the commandline:
> $ echo one\ two 'one two' "one two"
> + echo 'one two' 'one two' 'one two'

Ah, that's a different kettle of fish entirely.  I don't see any problem
including the patch.  I doubt if anyone is attached to the current
ambiguous behaviour of xtrace, are they?

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