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bug#19350: #19350 24.4; Incorrect quoting of %-signs for Windows command


From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: bug#19350: #19350 24.4; Incorrect quoting of %-signs for Windows command shell
Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2018 19:17:16 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.90 (gnu/linux)

close 19350 
quit

Demi Obenour <address@hidden> writes:

> But yes, it would be great to just skip the shell.  I don't think we
> should replace it either.  Lisp should always pass an argument list
> when creating a process.

The manual's description of shell-quote-argument has meanwhile got a
cross-reference to `(elisp) Security Considerations'.  I've added a
mention of this problem there, and an expected-to-fail test to make it
clear what the problem is.  With that, I'll close the bug.

[1: 2dd273b985]: 2018-02-08 19:10:11 -0500
  Mention that shell quoting of % on w32 may fail (Bug#19350)
  
https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/emacs.git/commit/?id=2dd273b9853189f2105426cffa723ced7f329fb4





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