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Shell quoting is wrong on Windows #1325
I first noticed this issue in 2017.11 (MoarVM 2017.11). Git bisect showed that the problem was introduced by commit 40dd369.
To reproduce, run the following in rakudo on Windows (assuming you have perl installed and in the path):
Other commands also silently fail, like
All of the above work as expected before commit 40dd369.
Some more discussion on this: https://irclog.perlgeek.de/perl6/2017-12-20#i_15602400
Also closed but related RFC: #1306
I think rakudo should not quote/escape/modify of the argument in
1: It is annoying that quotes used in the