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Re: copy with spaces...


From: Steve Wray
Subject: Re: copy with spaces...
Date: Wed, 5 May 2004 11:51:12 +1200
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On Wednesday 05 May 2004 11:45, address@hidden wrote:
> I don't think you want to put quotes around the entire path just the
> part with spaces:

ah actually after googling a bit more, I discovered that this had been 
filed as a bug and supposedly fixed.

google some more and I discover some examples...
one has to use no quotes at all and insert a
$(spc)
where one wants the space.

This could do with going into the documentation 
(yes, I know the special variable $(spc) is documented but not its use 
nor an example).

> not
> dest="/home/testdest/dir name" or "dest=/home/testdest/dir name/"
>
> but try
>
> dest=/home/testdest/"dir name"
>
> variables get treated as literal strings (in most languages)
>
> try just using the /dir1/dir2/"dir 3"




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