Rsyncing Windows directory to a Linux box: problem with
spacesin directory names
charlesnadeau at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 17 15:46:56 EST 2003
Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2003 at 08:08:53PM -0600, Max Kipness wrote:
>> Based on what was just said above, I am using Bash version 2.05b.0(1),
>> and no extra configs for splitting are necessary as it splits
>> appropriately at the end of the line.
> No, bash splits on all whitespace by default. Take a file like this:
> one two three
> four five six
> seven eight nine
> put it in a var:
> foo=`cat file`
> and then expand it:
> echo $foo
> This echo command gets 9 separate args. If you use this:
> echo "$foo"
> This echo command gets just 1 arg (with spaces and newlines included).
> However, if you set IFS to contain just a newline, then the unquoted
I dug a bit on Google and found this page:
Getting inspiration from this page I added this line to my .bashrc:
Restarted bash by typing "bash" and ran my script again. I still have the
same error message:
building file list ... link_stat /diskbox/Anciens : No such file or
link_stat projets/. : No such file or directory
IO error encountered - skipping file deletion
Thanks in advance for your help.
> $foo reference returns 3 args. So, that's one possible bash solution.
Charles-E. Nadeau Ph.D
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