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bug#22477: 24.5; Dired does not work if file names contain newlines


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#22477: 24.5; Dired does not work if file names contain newlines
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2016 17:46:24 +1100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Glenn Morris <address@hidden> writes:

> Aura Kelloniemi wrote:
>
>> 1. Create a file which contains a newline character in its name.
>
> If you like to do weird things like that, adding "-b" to
> dired-listing-switches helps.

The reason characters like that are problematic is because we're using
"ls" and then parsing the output, I guess?  Is there any particular
reason dired is still doing that?  Is the ls-lisp.el implementation
noticeably slower still?

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