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Re: image-dired shows images as text


From: Mathias Dahl
Subject: Re: image-dired shows images as text
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 16:27:27 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (windows-nt)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> Instead of:
>> 
>>   (call-process shell-file-name nil nil nil shell-command-switch command)
>> 
>> why not separate the command and switches and use:
>> 
>>   (call-process command nil nil nil command-switches)
>
> These two methods are not exactly equivalent: in the first, `command'
> can be something understood and interpreted by a shell, including
> pipes, redirections, etc.  In the seconds, it must be a name of an
> executable program file.
>
> But I have no idea whether this difference is of any importance for
> the case in point.

Good points. And, again, patches are welcome.

If I get the time I might do something about this over the
holidays. It's largely a matter of how much it itches however...

/Mathias


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