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Re: Should shell-quote-argument really use (eq system-type 'windows-nt)?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Should shell-quote-argument really use (eq system-type 'windows-nt)?
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2005 15:20:12 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Lennart Borgman" <address@hidden> writes:

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Stephan Stahl" <address@hidden>
>> I think shell-quote-argument should not use
>> (eq system-type'windows-nt)
>> instead it should take shell-file-name into account.
>> It seems very usual for emacs users on w32 to use cygwin or mingw.
>> Right now shell-quote-argument would return something wrong when bash
>> or some "intelligent" shell is used on w32 because it assumes a dumb
>> w32 shell.
>> What do others think about this (little tested) change?
> I have not tested your change but I think your idea is good.

Seconded.  We don't want to _force_ w32 users to use bad shells.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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