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Re: new module 'system-quote'

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: new module 'system-quote'
Date: Tue, 08 May 2012 21:03:34 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

Bruno Haible <address@hidden> writes:

> It turns out that on native Windows, when going through cmd.exe, it is
> not possible to pass arguments that contains a newline ('\n') or a CR ('\r')
> character: the command gets truncated at such a character. Compared to
> this problem, the handling of the '%' character is easy.

Is there any chance that putting a newline or CR in an
environment variable, then using %varname%, would allow one to
embed such a character?  I don't have a native Windows system to
try this on.

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