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Re: [PATCH] $EDITOR with spaces

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-04-16 18:35:53 CEST

"Sander Striker" <striker@apache.org> writes:

> > I certainly think requiring Windows users to escape paths to their
> > editors is much worse than the status quo...
>
> Let me rephrase: people with spaces in their path to their editor
> should escape them. That will give us an easy way out. The
> majority of the people having to do that will be on windows,
> since a common install path is "C:\Program Files\<whatever>".
> However, if your editor is in your path, as simple
> EDITOR="notepad.exe" (or whatever you like) will do.

Does WinNT have the 8.3 short-name thing going on? I mean, can
all Windows users do the C:\PROGRA~1\<whatever>" thing in those cases?

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