IPv6 troubles

Samuel Hocevar sam at zoy.org
Sun Mar 17 22:55:42 CET 2002

On Sun, Mar 17, 2002, Marc ARIBERTI wrote:

> Shouldn't the developers change the command line syntax for
> IPv6 due to this issue ?

   Well, [0...] is the common way to write ipv6 addresses.

> for example : udp6:<1242::02> or another character which will never
> be escape characters for any shell.

   You do realize that < and > are even nastier metacharacters ? :-)

   ( and ) are used by POSIX shell as well. { and } are free, but they
are also used by your zsh configuration anyway. "" and '' can't be used
either... Really, it's your shell who needs to change :-)


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