dealing with spaces in paths
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Jan 11 03:10:00 GMT 2007
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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