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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] boot parameters: quoting of environment variablesrevisited
    Len Brown wrote:
    > I'm not sure what quoted parameters for init's environment are used for,
    > but it looks like FOO="FOO BAR" now results in
    > in the environment.

    E.g. when passing data into a UML kernel, it's handy if you can
    use parts of the host environment, such as PATH or cwd, even if
    the user has a somewhat strange setup, with spaces in them.

    That would be for things like "run this test script from my
    PATH, using files in the current directory, as 'init' under that

    - Werner

    / Werner Almesberger, Buenos Aires, Argentina /
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