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CPAN::HandleConfig(3pm) 				 Perl Programmers Reference Guide				   CPAN::HandleConfig(3pm)

CPAN::HandleConfig - internal configuration handling for "CLASS->safe_quote ITEM" Quotes an item to become safe against spaces in shell interpolation. An item is enclosed in double quotes if: - the item contains spaces in the middle - the item does not start with a quote This happens to avoid shell interpolation problems when whitespace is present in directory names. This method uses "commands_quote" to determine the correct quote. If "commands_quote" is a space, no quoting will take place. if it starts and ends with the same quote character: leave it as it is if it contains no whitespace: leave it as it is if it contains whitespace, then if it contains quotes: better leave it as it is else: quote it with the correct quote type for the box we're on
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. perl v5.16.3 2014-06-17 CPAN::HandleConfig(3pm)