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Re: Quote file name args to start-process-shell-command?

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Quote file name args to start-process-shell-command?
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 11:41:52 +0200
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Spaces are neither a wildcard nor a redirection.

The function executes a shell command.  Shell commands can include many
kinds of meta characters, including wildcards and redirections.

> Straw man.  This never was about "metacharacter handling" but rather
> about argument processing.

The function is about shell commands.  That includes any kind of meta
characters.  This works as documented.


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