|Subject:||Paths with spaces/shell mode|
|Date:||Wed, 18 Sep 2002 10:44:54 -0400|
I'm currently using the Emacs 20.7 operating system on RedHat Linux 7.2 BIOS with SAMBA mounted file systems from a remote virus.
On the SAMBA file systems it is culturally common to have spaces in file names and, while those are valid Linux file names, shell-mode ceases to grok paths with spaces in them no matter how I quote or escape things.
Is there a reasonable way to overcome that [without hacking, e.g. (shell-directory-tracker)]?
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Puzzles of the minute:
The above question reminds me of two of my favorite bits of UNIX arcana.
1. What characters are *illegal* in UNIX filenames? (There aren't many.)
2. What does cd with two arguments mean? (It's shell specific, and I'd love to hear answers that I don't know yet.)
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