[Pkg-mc-devel] Bug#592208: Bug#592208: mc: Can't open files for edit (F4) with space in filenames

Yury V. Zaytsev yury at shurup.com
Mon Aug 9 08:42:04 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-08-09 at 10:34 +0200, Michelle Konzack wrote:

> In this case you are right.  However, here it has never used an external
> editor for viewing or editing.
> How do you have configred mc?

I suspect that he is using it for sensible-editor and our
sensible-editor script contains the following:

mcedit $@

I guess that if you configure mcedit as sensible-editor and turn on "use
external editor" switch in mc it might not quote the name correctly. I
didn't check this out though...
Sincerely yours,
Yury V. Zaytsev

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