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Re: How to specify pathname with special character


From: Mark . Burgess
Subject: Re: How to specify pathname with special character
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 21:24:14 +0100 (MET)

 No need for this - just quote the file name in situ

M

On 22 Nov, Andrews, Martin wrote:
> Did you try putting the filename in a control macro?
> 
> control:
>  actionsequence = ( files )
>  myfile = ( "/apps/project#1/scan this file" )
>  
>  files:
>      $(myfile)      mode=-4000 action=fixplain
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Patrick Woo [mailto:address@hidden
>> Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2000 1:28 PM
>> To: address@hidden
>> Subject: How to specify pathname with special character
>> 
>> 
>> I have pathname that has space & '#' in the file name and 
>> cfengine won't
>> accept that in the files section. I have tried back slash & 
>> quote, no go.
>> Have anyone come across this before.
>> 
>> e.g.
>> $ cat cfengine.conf
>> control:
>>     actionsequence = ( files )
>> 
>> files:
>>     /apps/project#1/scan this file      mode=-4000 action=fixplain
>> 
>> $ cfengine -p -f ./cfengine.conf
>> cf:wcalh00a:./cfengine.conf:5: File attribute with no value 
>> cf:wcalh00a:./cfengine.conf:5: Illegal file attribute 
>> cf:wcalh00a:./cfengine.conf:5: Unknown attribute this 
>> cf:wcalh00a:./cfengine.conf:5: Unknown attribute file 
>> 
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