Hello,

In message "[windows 9*] how to get the output of commands which contain backslashes?"
    on Sep.03,2003 17:58:26, <tobiasreif / pinkjuice.com> wrote:
| How to escape a backslash in order to pass a single backslash to the
| shell?
| 
| I appreciate any solution, even dirty hacks and quirky workarounds :)

Solution A:
  cmd = '\for-programs\use\tidy\tidy.exe -v'
  `command.com /c #{cmd}`

Solution B:
  `command.com /c \for-programs\use\\tidy\\tidy.exe -v`


Regards,
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U.Nakamura <usa / osb.att.ne.jp>