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Re: trouble accessing samba shares with spaces and/or parentheses
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2012 17:47:50 +0100
- Subject: Re: trouble accessing samba shares with spaces and/or parentheses
- References: <50D48C53.firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Dec 21 17:20, bartels wrote:
> Hello Cygwin,
> I am experiencing problems with spaces and/or parentheses in samba share names.
> Changing the share name is not an option, because they are physical drives, connected to a mac.
> The following works fine from a dos box, and also from the gui with 'Map network drive', but fails miserably from the cygwin prompt.
> $ net use Q: "$(cygpath -w '//macau/X32 Backup-4(WD)')" "bartels" /user:"bartels"
> The command completed successfully.
> $ ls q:/
> ls: cannot access q:/: Input/output error
Please don't use DOS paths. Use POSIX paths like /cygdrive/q instead:
> This is not a question of privileges or configuration: other shares with vanilla names work fine.
> The mac logs do not immediately reveal any clues.
> Considering that the dos box and the gui have access, I am inclined to blame cygwin.
> Any ideas?
Works fine for me using a Linux Samba share with space in it.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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