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Re: trouble accessing samba shares with spaces and/or parentheses

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.


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