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Re: Feature Request: Function to quote filenames

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Feature Request: Function to quote filenames
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:34:13 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

raman <address@hidden> writes:

> As an example: Given the filename:
> Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
> (setq f (shell-quote-argument "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"))
> returns 
> "Alice\\'s\\ Adventures\\ in\\ Wonderland"
>  But invocations like 
> (shell-command (format "ls %s" f))
>  throw an error 

Which error does it throw?

ELISP> (shell-command (format "ls %s" (shell-quote-argument "Alice's Adventures 
in Wonderland")))
2 (#o2, #x2, ?\C-b)


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