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Christopher J. Madsen wrote: > I added some debugging code to record the parameters to the Emacs > call-process function. Here's what happens when I type C-x C-q to > check in my changes: > > (call-process "cvs" nil t nil "ci" "-mLine 1\nLine 2\nLine 3\n" > "junk.cpp") > > But CVSNT acts like it was called like this: > > (call-process "cvs" nil t nil "ci" "-mLine 1") > That sounds about right. The command processor strips the first layer of quotes before it parses it. Emacs should put the whole command line in quotes to avoid the first layer of parsing by cmd.exe. It's possible RCS is being called differently (is it a DOS or Cygwin app? They are treated differently). Tony