Re: [regression] special char expansion

  • From: Tobias Jakobi <liquid.acid@xxxxxxx>
  • To: emelfm2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 09:47:39 +0200

tpgww@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Jul 2009 02:22:01 +0200
> Tobias Jakobi <liquid.acid@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> I just updated from e2-0.5.1 to 0.6.2 and that seems to have broken the
>> special char expansion again.
>>
>> I have the directory open action associated with a simple "cd %f", which
>> worked without problems with the old version. However with the new
>> version an old problem returns: directory names with "special chars"
>> like ~ can't be opened anymore because e2 expands the ~ inside the dirname.
>>
>> Could this be fixed in the next version?
> 
> Certainly, Tobias, if we can find what the problem is. I've just stepped 
> through (with a debugger) examples of entered command "cd %f", and also 
> checked "activation" of a dir using that command, where the selected dir was 
> respectively "special~dir" and "~special-dir" (both of them sans quotes). I 
> found it to work as expected. Likewise for "cd %%f".
> 
> Any more hints about what to look for ?
> 
> Regards
> Tom 
> 
> 
Hi Tom,

it looks like that the problem appears when two spaces surround the ~,
so try a directory that looks like this "XXX ~ YYY".

Greets,
Tobias



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