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bug#16984: dired-do-rename susceptible to .../~/... hijack

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: bug#16984: dired-do-rename susceptible to .../~/... hijack
Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2016 15:23:51 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: address@hidden
>> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
>> Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 22:27:13 -0400
>> > What about the "/:" quoting?  It works for me, when I type "/:" before
>> > the name of the file which has a '~' character embedded in it.
>> Ah, yes it works, as documented in `(emacs) Quoted File Names'.  I think
>> it would be nicer if Emacs' file prompts defaulted to insert this as
>> needed, here's a patch to do that:
> This is good for master, but please wait for a few days in case
> someone would like to comment or object.

Prefixing with "/:" would also deactivate all file name handlers. The
file name "/ssh:address@hidden:/path/~/file" would be handled literally,
which is wrong.

> Thanks.

Best regards, Michael.

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