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Re: new module 'system-quote'

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: new module 'system-quote'
Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 09:28:38 -0700
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On 05/10/2012 09:20 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> If I'm not missing anything, I submit that '*' should be removed from
> the list of special characters.  Leaving it there means that it will
> be impossible to invoke programs with arguments that include
> wildcards.

In the context of 'diff' we don't want "*" to be a wildcard;
we want it to be just a literal "*".  In this sense "*"
is just like " " in a file name.

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