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

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Quote file name args to start-process-shell-command?
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 07:08:09 -0400

> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden
> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 13:01:29 +0200
> But the current documentation string and the availability of multiple
> arguments that are _documented_ as multiple arguments is quite
> misleading.  If we decide that those arguments are not intended to be
> multiple arguments but rather something that is merely spliced
> together with spaces into one single string, then the documentation
> should reflect this.

I agree that the fact they are concatenated should be documented.

> And it would seem like this function has a different behavior under
> VMS, too.

I don't know enough about VMS to comment on that; perhaps on VMS it's
impossible to do what we do on other systems.  Or maybe the VMS code
of this function should be rewritten.

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