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  2. JENKINS-45636

Backslashes are not correctly reduced when in environment var with substituted value

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      Using jenkins pipeline, I have found that an environment property that takes variable substitution (see example below) doesn't get it's backslashes correctly reduced. I would have expected that both keys below start with "a\b". Instead, AAA_Key1 becomes "a
      b 0", while AAA_Key2 becomes "a\b".

       

      Example script

      pipeline {
          agent any
          stages {
              stage('Build') {
                  environment {
                      AAA_Key1 = "a\\b ${EXECUTOR_NUMBER}"
                      AAA_Key2 = "a\\b"
                  }
                  steps {
                      bat 'set'
                  }
              }
          }
      }

      Current Output

      c:\w\Pipeline Experimental\default>set
      AAA_Key1=a\\b 0
      AAA_Key2=a\b
      

      Current workaround is to use withEnv directly, which doesn't appear to suffer from this issue

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            abayer Andrew Bayer added a comment -

            Again, this is fixed along the way in JENKINS-42753, I've added a test verifying this to the relevant PR, and it'll be included in Declarative 1.2.

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            abayer Andrew Bayer added a comment - Again, this is fixed along the way in JENKINS-42753 , I've added a test verifying this to the relevant PR, and it'll be included in Declarative 1.2.
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            bitwiseman Liam Newman added a comment -

            Bulk closing resolved issues.

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            bitwiseman Liam Newman added a comment - Bulk closing resolved issues.

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              abayer Andrew Bayer
              Reporter:
              peitschie Philip Peitsch
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