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bug#24620: 26.0.50; In dired: 'dired-do-compress-to' fails when filename


From: José L . Doménech
Subject: bug#24620: 26.0.50; In dired: 'dired-do-compress-to' fails when filenames cotains space characters
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:29:30 +0200
User-agent: Wanderlust/2.15.9 (Almost Unreal) SEMI-EPG/1.14.7 (Harue) FLIM/1.14.9 (Gojō) APEL/10.8 EasyPG/1.0.0 Emacs/26.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu) MULE/6.0 (HANACHIRUSATO)

On Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:51:15 +0200,
Noam Postavsky wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 2:39 PM, José L. Doménech
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I am getting a "replace-regexp-in-string: Invalid use of ‘\’ in replacement 
> > text"
> > error using 'shell-quote-argument' on this case.
> >
> > It seems that 'shell-quoted-argument' is adding double '\', that is,
> > '\\', in front of the spaces instead of surrounding the argument with 
> > quotes.
> >
> > And 'replace-match' which is called by 'replace-regexp-in-string' for the 
> > parameter
> > substitution ("%i", "%o") in the function 'dired-do-compress-to' doesn't 
> > like it.
> 
> Does passing non-nil for the LITERAL parameter to replace-regexp-in-string 
> help?
> 
Yes indeed!

So the patch becomes something like:

Attachment: dired-aux.el.patch
Description: Text document


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