[Buildbot-devel] Windows 8 shell command

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Wed Jan 28 22:48:11 UTC 2015

For what it's worth, ^ is the escape character for cmd, see

What's the CMakeLists.txt fragment that generates that command?

On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 2:28 PM, Hugh Sorby <h.sorby at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am passing a string with spaces to a shell command for a windows 8
> build slave and getting an error.  It seems the " is being prepended
> with a ^, this doesn't happen when I pass the same string to a windows 7
> build slave.  Here is a sample of the string as returned in the stdio
> log for the step.
> ^"c:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v8.1\bin\SetEnv.cmd^" /Release
> /x64 ^&^&
> Can anyone tell me why this is happening and how to work around it, I am
> using Buildbot 0.8.7p1.
> Many thanks,
> Hugh.
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