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Re: Emacs bug with `[' in filenames


From: Dave Love
Subject: Re: Emacs bug with `[' in filenames
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 23:45:43 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.90

>>>>> "EK" == Ehud Karni <address@hidden> writes:

 EK> The problem exist in UNIX too. I created a file named "abc[x]" and
 EK> checked `find-file' (C-x C-f) on it in various ways. Trying to find
 EK> it in the exact name quoted in different ways (i.e abc[x], abc\[x\[,
 EK> abc\\[x\\], "abc[x]") does not work. Finding it with wildcards (i.e.
 EK> abc*, abc?x?) DOES work.

Is Info node `Quoted File Names' not clear about this?  (`[[]' should
effectively quote a bracket, as in globbing.)



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