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Re: Open terminal window from emacs

From: Frederik
Subject: Re: Open terminal window from emacs
Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2013 13:38:18 +0200
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Am 28.09.2013 12:06, schrieb Sven Joachim:
> On 2013-09-28 10:06 +0200, Frederik wrote:
>>> Seems to me the tilde does not get expanded here, so you would have to
>>> use (expand-file-name default-directory) rather than just
>>> default-directory.
>> Yeah, thanks, I just skimmed the documentation on default-directory and
>> found expand-file-name. It works now. However the behaviour is quite
>> strange since the command "urxvt -cd ~/test" works well when launched
>> from a terminal...
> Your shell expands the tilde then, as it does in Pascal's suggestion.
> But call-process does not invoke a shell, in contrast to shell-command.
> Cheers,
>        Sven

I see. Thanks for the clarification!



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