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Re: Re: Problem executing a .bat script in a directory with spaces using bash
At 02:23 PM 9/2/2004, you wrote:
>Now let's take this one step further. In the last case, it actually
>thinks it wants
>to execute C:\Space instead of the script. Now let's do the following:
>Create a batch script called "C:\Space.bat" and put one line into it.
>Now re-run the third command again:
>$ /cygdrive/c/Space\ Dir/test.bat "hello world"
>c:\Space Dir>cat /etc/passwd
><etc/passwd file is now displayed>
>This just doesn't seem right to me.
But it does suggest that the whole process is causing you to loose which
arguments are which. In this case, your $0 is becoming /cygdrive/c/Space.
So you might try quoting your path to the script instead. I expect
strace of the shell could help you see where things "go wrong" if you're
looking for more insight.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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