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Item5539: Sandbox incorrectly escapes " on Windows

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A query search on Windows fails because the hoisted RE generated by TWiki::Query::HoistRE contains double quotes, and these are not correctly escaped when the grep command line is generated on Windows. Testcase:
%SEARCH{"Status='Closed'" type="query"}% 

This is urgent for Windows servers.

-- TWiki:Main/CrawfordCurrie - 14 Apr 2008

I'll try to reproduce this bug using the provided Windows installer for 4.2.0...

-- TWiki:Main.MarkusUeberall - 28 Apr 2008

It seems that I'm either unable to reproduce this or I misunderstood your problem description.

Using the forementioned WIndows installer, I created a test topic containing %SEARCH{"Country='Germany'" type="query"}% which was translated into ^%META:FIELD{name="Country".*\bvalue="Germany" for the call to egrep, but the result was the same as on my linux box.

(I do see a different output for %SEARCH{\"Country='Germany'\" type="query"}%, though, but then I'm not sure whether this is supposed to work at all.)

-- TWiki:Main.MarkusUeberall - 12 May 2008

Now i can't reproduce this either. PEBKAC.

-- CrawfordCurrie - 12 May 2008

Summary Sandbox incorrectly escapes " on Windows
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.CrawfordCurrie

SVN Range TWiki-5.0.0, Sun, 13 Apr 2008, build 16659
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Priority Urgent
CurrentState No Action Required


TargetRelease n/a

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Topic revision: r4 - 2008-05-12 - CrawfordCurrie
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