A summary of options is included below.
-ex Specifies "x", rather than backslash, to be the escape
char for metachars. If x is "-", no escape char is used
and arguments containing metachars are surrounded by
-ox Specifies "x", rather than double-quote, to be the open
quote character, which is used if the -e- option is
-cx Specifies "x" to be the close quote character.
-pn Specifies "n" to be the open quote character, as an
-dn Specifies "n" to be the close quote character, as an
-mx Specifies "x" to be a metachar. By default, no characters
are considered metachars.
-nn Specifies "n" to be a metachar, as an integer.
-fn Specifies "n" to be the escape char for metachars, as an
-a Specifies that all arguments are to be quoted. The
default is that only arguments containing metacharacters
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