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69691Re: gvim not using the shell option for ! commands

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  • Gerald Lai
    May 28, 2006
      On Mon, 29 May 2006, Juan Lanus wrote:

      > Suresh Govindachar <sgovindachar <at> yahoo.com> writes:
      >> Juan,
      >>
      >> When you wrote:
      >>
      >> > The string "C:\WINNT\system32\cmd.exe \e:8192"
      >> > is my COMSPEC variable, ...
      >>
      >> Is the \e (rather than /e) an email typo or real typo?
      >
      > It's a DOS flag indicator, a forward slash "/".
      > I think that using this notation (instead on the UNIX's "-") is what
      > caused the need for to use the back slash "\" for DOS directories so
      > the back slash was not available for to escape characters, etc.

      "\e:8192" is incorrect. What happens when you do

      :set shell=C:\\WINNT\\system32\\cmd.exe\ /e:8192

      ?

      --
      Gerald
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