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bug#8132: 23.1; comint shell replaces \ in paths with /


From: Michael Albinus
Subject: bug#8132: 23.1; comint shell replaces \ in paths with /
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2011 10:02:23 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> It could be easier to make a wrapper around the file completion, which
> would simply convert all / into \ when the result is inserted into the
> shell buffer.  That's because working with / is very basic in
> file-name completion, and reaches deep into the code and the
> primitives it uses.

It should respect remote file names. A conversion to \ is not helpful
for them.

Likely, it is sufficient to suppress the conversion if default-directory
is remote.

Best regards, Michael.





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