murex Shell Docs

Command Reference: esccli

Escapes an array so output is valid shell code

Description

esccli takes an array and escapes any characters that might cause problems when pasted back into the terminal. Typically you'd want to use this against command parameters.

Usage

<stdin> -> esccli -> <stdout>

esccli @array -> <stdout>

Examples

As a method

» alias foobar=out 'foo$b@r'
» alias -> [foobar]
[
    "out",
    "foo$b@r"
]
» alias -> [foobar] -> esccli
out foo\$b\@r

As a function

» alias -> [foobar] -> set: fb
» $fb
["out","foo$b@r"]
» esccli: @fb
out foo\$b\@r

See Also

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