KShell meta-char error in execute plugin

Andreas Pakulat apaku at gmx.de
Sun Feb 21 11:45:47 UTC 2010

On 21.02.10 12:27:28, Milian Wolff wrote:
> Hey all, I just tried this:
> kdevelop --debug gdb php-parser --debug --code '<? class a {} $a = new a; $a-
> >'
> But I get: A shell meta character was included in the arguments for the launch 
> configuration 'Debug php-parser', this is not supported currently. Aborting 
> start.
> Any idea why we forbit meta chars or what the meta char in the above code is? 
> I don't see any problem with it, the < / > are in a string so not a meta char, 
> right? Maybe a bug in KShell?

For for clarity: One reason you might get this (but that doesn't apply
to this particular case), is if you pass an argument which would need a
real shell to be working (I think the {} are causing this). Of course in
this case the string should be simply passed literally as one argument.


You are sick, twisted and perverted.  I like that in a person.

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