69691Re: gvim not using the shell option for ! commands
- May 28, 2006On Mon, 29 May 2006, Juan Lanus wrote:
> Suresh Govindachar <sgovindachar <at> yahoo.com> writes:"\e:8192" is incorrect. What happens when you do
>> 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.
:set shell=C:\\WINNT\\system32\\cmd.exe\ /e:8192
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