Re: [dev] [surf] [PATCH] Fixed SETPROP() macro behaviour in config.def.h to handle escapes correctly.

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:11:00 +0100


On Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:11:00 +0100 Alexander Sedov <> wrote:
> xprop prints information in format PROPERTY(STRING) = "escaped string",
> which causes problem with repeated Ctrl-F: any non-ascii turns into
> \ooo\ooo, this later turns into \\ooo\\ooo, and so on. To de-escape
> string, printf(1) is used, getting information from xargs -0; without -0
> xargs will try to handle escapes by itself and also do shenanigans
> with quotes, which is totally undesired.

Thanks for sending the patch, it’s been applied. Please report back, if
surf now works like you expect it.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Thu Mar 21 2013 - 18:11:00 CET

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