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Re: handling parenthesis and quotes

From: Giorgos Keramidas
Subject: Re: handling parenthesis and quotes
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 22:55:31 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.92 (berkeley-unix)

On Wed, 24 Jan 2007 09:09:13 +1300, Adam <address@hidden> wrote:
> Am using Emacs and Slime in Linux, and looked 
> thru the Emacs and Elisp manuals, but so far 
> haven't found how to do this trivial thing; 
> to dispatch a grep line to a Lisp subprocess:- 
> (shell "grep -i "(define " ~/mydir/myfile?.lisp") 
> Have tried ' and \ and \: but ask how I should  
> include " or ( in such a line. 

AFAIK, you can `escape' the quotes, with:

  (shell "grep -i \"(define \" ~/mydir/myfile?.lisp")

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