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#!/bin/sh

# Prints the string length in both characters and bytes (unicode
# characters can be multi-byte.
# Also prints an escaped version of the string.

me=`basename "$0"`
if [ "$#" -ne 1 ]; then
echo "usage: $me string"
exit
fi

langbak=$LANG

LANG=C
bytlen=${#1}
printf -v sreal %q "$1"

LANG=$langbak
printf "%d bytes, %d chars: %s\n." $bytlen ${#1} "$sreal"