Quote a string for safe use as a shell argument. Strips null characters.
This module ESM-exports one function that holds some methods:
- remove all U+0000 null characters, because all too often, some C program in the pipeline will screw it up even if properly quoted,
- and in case it contains special characters, quote it.
Return a customized quoting function.
opt is an optional options object that supports these keys:
empty: How to represent the empty string. Default: A pair of single quotes.
gratuitous: What string to put on both sides of a non-empty input that doesn't need to be quoted.
A quoting function that adds
gratuitous single quotes (cf.
- Needs more/better tests and docs.