bugGNU Parallel - build and execute command lines from standard input in parallel - Bugs: bug #37694, Empty string argument skipped when...


bug #37694: Empty string argument skipped when using --quote

Submitted by:  Ben Booth <benwbooth>
Submitted on:  Thu 08 Nov 2012 09:20:27 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Ole Tange <tange>
Open/Closed: Closed

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Sat 24 Nov 2012 04:34:39 PM UTC, comment #1:

Fixed in [a8a451c]

Ole Tange <tange>
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Thu 08 Nov 2012 09:20:27 PM UTC, original submission:

When using GNU parallel with the --quote option, the empty string argument is skipped. Here is an example:

parallel -q --nonall perl -le 'print scalar @ARGV' 'a' 'b' ''

The output is:

Here is the command without using parallel:

perl -le 'print scalar @ARGV' 'a' 'b' ''

The output is:

Ben Booth <benwbooth>


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