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Re: w32-quote-process-args


From: Joe Casadonte
Subject: Re: w32-quote-process-args
Date: 18 Feb 2002 19:17:13 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/21.1

On 18 Feb 2002, Jason Rumney wrote:

> "Joe Casadonte" <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Was there some changed behavior with this variable in Emacs 21?
>
> Not that I am aware.
>
> My best guess is that Emacs now calls "cleartool" directly, instead
> of through SHELL, so the appropriate quoting character has changed.
> The default value of w32-quote-process-args chooses the appropriate
> quoting character for the program being run. Is there some reason
> why you need to override it?

It was one of those things that I inherited when I first started using
Emacs, and I never questioned it.  It looks like I don't need it, but
it took quite a few hours of poking and prodding around to figure out
what the cause was.

--
Regards,

joe
Joe Casadonte
address@hidden

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