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Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] Quoting on Windows XP

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] Quoting on Windows XP
Date: Wed, 09 May 2007 22:56:26 +0200
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Reinhard Kotucha <address@hidden> writes:

> I suppose that the only way to allow spaces in file names is to avoid
> the command line interface, i.e. pass command line arguments as a list
> instead of a string.
> Apparently auctex quotes file names in order to allow spaces therein.
> It seems that Microsoft is still unable to support this.
> Unless there is a better solution I recommend to remove the quotes.

This is what the current code is supposed to do IIRC (unless quotes
are required), but for some reason does not.

> At the moment I have to get stuck with an older release.  

Well, the current CVS version uses
start "" "file name"
if I remember correctly, which for some obscure reason does the trick.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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