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Re: term with multiple arguments


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: term with multiple arguments
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:42:55 +0300

> From: Carlos Pita <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:21:54 -0300
> 
> I'm unable to pass multiple arguments to term:
> 
> (term "ls /home")
> (term "sh -c 'ls /home'")
> too many arguments
> 
> (term '( "ls" "/home" ))
> (term [ "ls" "/home" ])
> wrong type argument
> 
> (term "ls" "/home")
> wrong number of arguments
> 
> Is this possible? I would be surprised if not.

The argument of 'term' is the executable file name of a program.  It's
not a shell command.



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