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Re: Quote file name args to start-process-shell-command?

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Quote file name args to start-process-shell-command?
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 11:53:22 +0200
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> I disagree.  If I call something like
> (start-process-shell-command "ls" "*scratch*" "ls"
>  "\"Program" "Files\"")
> then "\"Program" and "Files\"" are not become separate arguments to
> the shell.

Read the documentation.  You are changing the semantics of the function.

> Again: this does not at all have anything to do with wildcards and
> redirections, so I fail to see why you bring them up time and again.

Read the documentation again.


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