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Re: quote bashslash in a shell command

From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: quote bashslash in a shell command
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:04:23 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

William Xu <address@hidden> writes:

> "Pascal J. Bourguignon" <address@hidden> writes:
>> If you use the paredit minor mode in emacs lisp mode buffers, then M-"
>> paredit-doublequote will double the backquotes.
> Neat! Thanks.
> I use paredit, but not this paredit-doublequote.
>> Unfortunately, since | is an escape character in lisp, if you paste a
>> shell pipe with an odd number of | in elisp, select it and M-", it will
>> signal an Unbalanced parentheses error and not do the work. 
>> Instead you can add a | at the end to make an even number of them,
>> select the shell expression and type M-".
> Seems I don't have this problem.

It depends whether you are in emacs-lisp-mode or lisp-mode.
Indeed, in emacs-lisp-mode, | is not an escape character, so the problem
doesn't occur. I tried it in lisp-mode.

__Pascal Bourguignon__
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