Re: What's up with bash shell and spaces in filenames?

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On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 8:31 AM, Fennix <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 11:23 PM, Alan Evans <[email protected]> wrote:
>>
>> This is an on-again-off-again kind of problem. It usually hits me when
>> it is least convenient, like when I only have shell access to the
>> machine. Example:
>>
>> [[email protected] ~]$ cd /media/My\ Book/
>> bash: cd: /media/My: No such file or directory
>> [[email protected] ~]$ cd "/media/My Book/"
>> bash: cd: /media/My: No such file or directory
>> [[email protected] ~]$ Gaaah!
>> bash: Gaaah!: command not found
>>
>> What's up with that? Usually it is no trouble, but occasionally, bash
>> refuses to deal with spaces. I don't even know what to do in this
>> case.
>
> Put the space or the whole path in quotes?  This works for me.
>
> cd /media/My" "Book/

Nope:

[[email protected] ~]$ cd /media/My" "Book/
bash: cd: /media/My: No such file or directory

> cd "media/My Book/"

Tried that already!
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