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RE: "which" command does not expand "~" in path (base-files update needed)
- From: "Hannu E K Nevalainen" <_garbage_collector_ at telia dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 22:42:55 +0200
- Subject: RE: "which" command does not expand "~" in path (base-files update needed)
> On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 02:43:38PM -0500, Brian Ford wrote:
>>> On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>> Of course there is a simple solution: lose the quotes. AFAICT,
>>>> they aren't needed.
>>> IMHO, they are. Windows programs often put directories containing
>>> spaces in the system path. ex:
>>> /cygdrive/c/Program Files/ATI Technologies/ATI Control Panel
>> Try the above with a PATH that contains spaces. Spaces are
> Ugh..., you're right. I'm sure I've been bitten by something very
> similar to this before though (scratches head)?
Spaces in arguments (e.g. filenames) always bites, eventually.
/giggle/ There is no escape ;-)
/Hannu E K Nevalainen, B.Sc. EE Microcomputer systems --72-->
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