GNU bug report logs - #11607
24.0.97; Directory tracking and file name completion are confused by names containing spaces in shell-mode running cmdproxy.exe

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Package: emacs; Reported by: Oleksandr Manzyuk <manzyuk@HIDDEN>; dated Sat, 2 Jun 2012 15:26:01 UTC; Maintainer for emacs is bug-gnu-emacs@HIDDEN.

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Subject: 24.0.97; Directory tracking and file name completion are confused by
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Please describe exactly what actions triggered the bug, and
the precise symptoms of the bug.  If you can, give a recipe
starting from `emacs -Q':

This is a Windows-specific bug.  I reproduce it as follows in Emacs
running on Windows XP, which itself is running in a virtual machine.

1. emacs -Q
2. M-x shell
3. cd c:\
   The prompt changes to C:\>
4. M-: default-directory RET displays C:\
5. cd WINDOWS/Connection Wizard/

   Type "cd w", hit TAB, the command should be completed to
   "cd WINDOWS/", then type "conn" and hit TAB again to get
   "cd WINDOW/Connection Wizard/".  Hit RET.

   The prompt changes to C:\WINDOWS\Connection Wizard>, but
   M-: default-directory shows that Emacs still thinks that
   the current directory is C:\.

   From this moment on, file name completion is broken: try
   to type "cd " and hit TAB, and you should get a list of
   files and directories in C:\.

6. An attempt to resync the current directory with the help
   of M-x shell-resync-dirs fails:

   C:\WINDOWS\Connection Wizard>dirs
   dirs
   'dirs' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
   operable program or batch file.

   which is understandable because cmd.exe and cmdproxy.exe
   don't provide "dirs" built-in.

I think this issue only manifests itself with directory names containing
spaces.  A very similar issue was reported 12 years ago:

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnu-emacs/2000-10/msg00031.html

but I can't figure out if it was ever assigned a bug number.  It doesn't
appear to be fixed either.

It is also somewhat unfortunate that `shell-resync-dirs' doesn't work on
Windows and no sensible default for `shell-dirstack-query' is provided.
Note also that the current method of parsing the directory stack from the
output of "dirs" in `shell-resync-dirs' doesn't work correctly with
directory names containing spaces, even on GNU/Linux.

If Emacs crashed, and you have the Emacs process in the gdb debugger,
please include the output from the following gdb commands:
    `bt full' and `xbacktrace'.
For information about debugging Emacs, please read the file
c:/Program Files/emacs-24.0.97/etc/DEBUG.


In GNU Emacs 24.0.97.1 (i386-mingw-nt5.1.2600)
 of 2012-05-16 on MARVIN
Windowing system distributor `Microsoft Corp.', version 5.1.2600
Configured using:
 `configure --with-gcc (4.6) --no-opt --enable-checking --cflags
 -ID:/devel/emacs/libs/libXpm-3.5.8/include
 -ID:/devel/emacs/libs/libXpm-3.5.8/src
 -ID:/devel/emacs/libs/libpng-dev_1.4.3-1/include
 -ID:/devel/emacs/libs/zlib-dev_1.2.5-2/include
 -ID:/devel/emacs/libs/giflib-4.1.4-1/include
 -ID:/devel/emacs/libs/jpeg-6b-4/include
 -ID:/devel/emacs/libs/tiff-3.8.2-1/include
 -ID:/devel/emacs/libs/gnutls-3.0.9/include'

Important settings:
  value of $LC_ALL: nil
  value of $LC_COLLATE: nil
  value of $LC_CTYPE: nil
  value of $LC_MESSAGES: nil
  value of $LC_MONETARY: nil
  value of $LC_NUMERIC: nil
  value of $LC_TIME: nil
  value of $LANG: ENU
  value of $XMODIFIERS: nil
  locale-coding-system: cp1252
  default enable-multibyte-characters: t

Major mode: Shell

Minor modes in effect:
  shell-dirtrack-mode: t
  tooltip-mode: t
  mouse-wheel-mode: t
  tool-bar-mode: t
  menu-bar-mode: t
  file-name-shadow-mode: t
  global-font-lock-mode: t
  font-lock-mode: t
  blink-cursor-mode: t
  auto-composition-mode: t
  auto-encryption-mode: t
  auto-compression-mode: t
  line-number-mode: t
  transient-mark-mode: t

Recent input:
M-x s h e l l <return> c d SPC c : \ <return> c d SPC
w i n <tab> c o n n <tab> <return> M-: d e f a u l
t - d i r e c t o r y <return> c d SPC <tab> C-a C-k
M-x r e p o r t - e m <tab> <return>

Recent messages:
For information about GNU Emacs and the GNU system, type C-h C-a.
c:/
"c:/"
Making completion list...

Load-path shadows:
None found.

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Acknowledgement sent to Oleksandr Manzyuk <manzyuk@HIDDEN>:
New bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to bug-gnu-emacs@HIDDEN. Full text available.
Report forwarded to bug-gnu-emacs@HIDDEN:
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