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Re: dealing with spaces in paths
- From: "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <reply-to-list-only-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 22:09:57 -0500
- Subject: Re: dealing with spaces in paths
- References: <1278386.c5zxZe01gc@teancum>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
David Bear wrote:
I'm attempting to script building mount points in order to handle spaces in
file names. So I do something like this:
homedir=`cygpath -w $USERPROFILE`
mount -buf "\"$homedir\" $HOME/myh
When I echo the mount command to the syntax looks correct.
However, when I actually run the mount command via the script I get the
message there are not enough parameters, like mount is not getting what it
Dealing with spaces is a huge pain... but this seems be one way to handle
them. Any idea why mount is unhappy when scripted as shown above?
Quote $USERPROFILE. Loose the '\'s around $homedir. Make sure that there
is only 1 quote preceding $homedir.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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