Commit 8ee75d03 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(shell-quote-argument): Quote argument with double

quotes for ms-dos.
parent 5684cd6e
......@@ -1148,8 +1148,19 @@ Unless optional argument INPLACE is non-nil, return a new string."
(defun shell-quote-argument (argument)
"Quote an argument for passing as argument to an inferior shell."
(if (eq system-type 'ms-dos)
;; MS-DOS shells don't have quoting, so don't do any.
;; Quote using double quotes, but escape any existing quotes in
;; the argument with backslashes.
(let ((result "")
(start 0)
(if (or (null (string-match "[^\"]" argument))
(< (match-end 0) (length argument)))
(while (string-match "[\"]" argument start)
(setq end (match-beginning 0)
result (concat result (substring argument start end)
"\\" (substring argument end (1+ end)))
start (1+ end))))
(concat "\"" result (substring argument start) "\""))
(if (eq system-type 'windows-nt)
(concat "\"" argument "\"")
(if (equal argument "")
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