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Re: find-name-dired should not escape the braces in windows environment


From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: find-name-dired should not escape the braces in windows environment
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2005 10:20:39 -0600
User-agent: Mozilla Thunderbird 0.9 (X11/20041105)

Lalit Mohan Tripathi wrote:
>   ~/Desktop/emacs-21.3/bin/:
>   find . \( -name '*.c' \) -exec ls -ld {} \;
>   find: paths must precede expression
>   Usage: find [-H] [-L] [-P] [path...] [expression]
>
>   find exited abnormally with code 1 at Fri Oct 07 08:57:32
>
>   Please let me know how to fix it at address@hidden,
>   currently I use batch file in Windows to type the above command
>   by replacing \( with ( and then run-it, as an
>   alternate way to perform this.
>
> Recent input:
>    Used  M-x find-name-dired

Set shell-file-name to a shell that understands quoted parentheses.

Note: In American English, "(" and ")" are parentheses, "[" and "]" are
brackets, and "{" and "}" are braces.

--
Kevin Rodgers





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