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bug#2536: 23.0.90; ! in Dired does not shell-quote the command name and
bug#2536: 23.0.90; ! in Dired does not shell-quote the command name and args
Mon, 2 Mar 2009 07:15:08 -0800
> > In sum, I don't have any insight about what fix is needed,
> > but there is definitely a problem, at least for MS Windows,
> > where spaces in file names are common.
> If you want to use shell meta characters on the command line
> it is your
> own responsibility to add proper quoting. Note that file name
> completion (ie. minibuffer-complete-shell-command) will DTRT here.
Yes, I realized after I sent the report that there is no way for Emacs to
distinguish a file name with spaces from separate arguments. You can close this
bug, I guess.