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Re: address@hidden: grep-tree doesn't shell-quote-argument]

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: address@hidden: grep-tree doesn't shell-quote-argument]
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 16:58:15 +0200
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> grep-find _currently_ offers to edit the command and nobody complained
> about that.  

See the existance of grep-tree as a complaint :-)

>              So I don't see how this sanctifies to take away that
> possibility without an easy way of accessing it in case of need, short
> of redefining an alias.

What's difficult about the C-u prefix ??

> For what it's worth, AUCTeX's command dispatcher will understand a
> prefix-command as a request to edit the command that is going to be
> sent to the shell, and this functionality has been added because it
> was requested.

To follow that logic, every command which eventually causes a command
to be sent to a shell should undeerstand a C-u prefix to mean "edit
command string before sending it to the shell" ?

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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