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bug#22477: 24.5; Dired does not work if file names contain newlines


From: John Wiegley
Subject: bug#22477: 24.5; Dired does not work if file names contain newlines
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2016 18:18:02 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/24.5 (darwin)

>>>>> Aura Kelloniemi <address@hidden> writes:

> If Unix supports file names with control characters (which arguably is a
> questionable feature), then Dired (being the best file manager on the
> planet) should IMHO be able to deal with them, or at least document the
> incompatibility clearly.

Sounds like a reasonable request. If we don't have the feature yet, adding a
comment to the dired documentation on the use -b as a workaround would be
good.

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