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[Libguestfs] [PATCH] Add section describing quoting libvirt domain names to docs (RHBZ#643624)



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>From a80177cc847102d5a6e43a8ff87769e86f30bd6c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 13:18:20 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] tools: Add section describing quoting libvirt domain names to docs (RHBZ#643624)

---
 inspector/virt-inspector    |    7 +++++++
 tools/virt-cat              |    7 +++++++
 tools/virt-df               |    7 +++++++
 tools/virt-edit             |    7 +++++++
 tools/virt-list-filesystems |    7 +++++++
 tools/virt-list-partitions  |    7 +++++++
 tools/virt-ls               |    7 +++++++
 tools/virt-make-fs          |    7 +++++++
 tools/virt-rescue           |    7 +++++++
 tools/virt-resize           |    7 +++++++
 tools/virt-tar              |    7 +++++++
 tools/virt-win-reg          |    7 +++++++
 12 files changed, 84 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/inspector/virt-inspector b/inspector/virt-inspector
index dc15f0d..04a0771 100755
--- a/inspector/virt-inspector
+++ b/inspector/virt-inspector
@@ -843,6 +843,13 @@ sub output_query_kernel_arch
 
 =back
 
+=head1 SHELL QUOTING
+
+Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which
+have meaning to the shell such as C<#> and space.  You may need to
+quote or escape these characters on the command line.  See the shell
+manual page L<sh(1)> for details.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<guestfs(3)>,
diff --git a/tools/virt-cat b/tools/virt-cat
index e000e25..67506c0 100755
--- a/tools/virt-cat
+++ b/tools/virt-cat
@@ -160,6 +160,13 @@ mount_operating_system ($g, $os);
 # NB: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=501888
 print $g->download($filename, "/dev/stdout");
 
+=head1 SHELL QUOTING
+
+Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which
+have meaning to the shell such as C<#> and space.  You may need to
+quote or escape these characters on the command line.  See the shell
+manual page L<sh(1)> for details.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<guestfs(3)>,
diff --git a/tools/virt-df b/tools/virt-df
index 71658f7..1551221 100755
--- a/tools/virt-df
+++ b/tools/virt-df
@@ -533,6 +533,13 @@ for Perl or Python's built-in csv library).
 
 Most spreadsheets and databases can import CSV directly.
 
+=head1 SHELL QUOTING
+
+Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which
+have meaning to the shell such as C<#> and space.  You may need to
+quote or escape these characters on the command line.  See the shell
+manual page L<sh(1)> for details.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<guestfs(3)>,
diff --git a/tools/virt-edit b/tools/virt-edit
index 128872e..59b5b2b 100755
--- a/tools/virt-edit
+++ b/tools/virt-edit
@@ -322,6 +322,13 @@ If not set, C<vi> is used.
 
 =back
 
+=head1 SHELL QUOTING
+
+Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which
+have meaning to the shell such as C<#> and space.  You may need to
+quote or escape these characters on the command line.  See the shell
+manual page L<sh(1)> for details.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<guestfs(3)>,
diff --git a/tools/virt-list-filesystems b/tools/virt-list-filesystems
index 921704b..7b4d5ad 100755
--- a/tools/virt-list-filesystems
+++ b/tools/virt-list-filesystems
@@ -188,6 +188,13 @@ sub canonicalize
     $_;
 }
 
+=head1 SHELL QUOTING
+
+Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which
+have meaning to the shell such as C<#> and space.  You may need to
+quote or escape these characters on the command line.  See the shell
+manual page L<sh(1)> for details.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<guestfs(3)>,
diff --git a/tools/virt-list-partitions b/tools/virt-list-partitions
index 8bda62e..0edecc4 100755
--- a/tools/virt-list-partitions
+++ b/tools/virt-list-partitions
@@ -226,6 +226,13 @@ sub human_size
     }
 }
 
+=head1 SHELL QUOTING
+
+Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which
+have meaning to the shell such as C<#> and space.  You may need to
+quote or escape these characters on the command line.  See the shell
+manual page L<sh(1)> for details.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<guestfs(3)>,
diff --git a/tools/virt-ls b/tools/virt-ls
index 8813d2f..9271a91 100755
--- a/tools/virt-ls
+++ b/tools/virt-ls
@@ -207,6 +207,13 @@ unless ($mode) {
     close F;
 }
 
+=head1 SHELL QUOTING
+
+Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which
+have meaning to the shell such as C<#> and space.  You may need to
+quote or escape these characters on the command line.  See the shell
+manual page L<sh(1)> for details.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<guestfs(3)>,
diff --git a/tools/virt-make-fs b/tools/virt-make-fs
index 3f27a62..1a6aee4 100755
--- a/tools/virt-make-fs
+++ b/tools/virt-make-fs
@@ -524,6 +524,13 @@ sub create_pipe
     return $pipe;
 }
 
+=head1 SHELL QUOTING
+
+Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which
+have meaning to the shell such as C<#> and space.  You may need to
+quote or escape these characters on the command line.  See the shell
+manual page L<sh(1)> for details.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<guestfish(1)>,
diff --git a/tools/virt-rescue b/tools/virt-rescue
index 7a87fbc..b8902a5 100755
--- a/tools/virt-rescue
+++ b/tools/virt-rescue
@@ -228,6 +228,13 @@ exit 0;
 Several environment variables affect virt-rescue.  See
 L<guestfs(3)/ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES> for the complete list.
 
+=head1 SHELL QUOTING
+
+Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which
+have meaning to the shell such as C<#> and space.  You may need to
+quote or escape these characters on the command line.  See the shell
+manual page L<sh(1)> for details.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<guestfs(3)>,
diff --git a/tools/virt-resize b/tools/virt-resize
index 6e11d47..4bb8821 100755
--- a/tools/virt-resize
+++ b/tools/virt-resize
@@ -1396,6 +1396,13 @@ hand-calculating sector offsets, which is something that virt-resize
 was designed to avoid.  If you want to see the guestfish-equivalent
 commands that virt-resize runs, use the C<--debug> flag.
 
+=head1 SHELL QUOTING
+
+Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which
+have meaning to the shell such as C<#> and space.  You may need to
+quote or escape these characters on the command line.  See the shell
+manual page L<sh(1)> for details.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<virt-list-partitions(1)>,
diff --git a/tools/virt-tar b/tools/virt-tar
index 3e6e20b..5e6e95a 100755
--- a/tools/virt-tar
+++ b/tools/virt-tar
@@ -254,6 +254,13 @@ undef $g;
 
 exit 0;
 
+=head1 SHELL QUOTING
+
+Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which
+have meaning to the shell such as C<#> and space.  You may need to
+quote or escape these characters on the command line.  See the shell
+manual page L<sh(1)> for details.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<guestfs(3)>,
diff --git a/tools/virt-win-reg b/tools/virt-win-reg
index afa8087..16688f4 100755
--- a/tools/virt-win-reg
+++ b/tools/virt-win-reg
@@ -458,6 +458,13 @@ sub upload_hive
     }
 }
 
+=head1 SHELL QUOTING
+
+Libvirt guest names can contain arbitrary characters, some of which
+have meaning to the shell such as C<#> and space.  You may need to
+quote or escape these characters on the command line.  See the shell
+manual page L<sh(1)> for details.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<hivex(3)>,
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