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Re: shell-quote-argument and multibyte

From: Benjamin Riefenstahl
Subject: Re: shell-quote-argument and multibyte
Date: 13 Apr 2003 23:57:10 +0200
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Hi Lars,

Lars Hansen <address@hidden> writes:
> I dired one can specify a list of external viewers. This is a nice
> new feature. However, there is a problem, at least on Windows, when
> there are special characters in the file name. I don't know where
> the problem should be fixed, but I do know that it disapears if
> string-make-unibyte is called on ARGUMENT in shell-quote-argument.

Isn't this a place to use file-name-coding-system?  Like

  (decode-coding-string ARGUMENT
                        (or file-name-coding-system

Or something similar. 

so long, benny

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