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RE: space in dir name

On 19 December 2006 15:34, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) wrote:

> Igor Peshansky wrote on Monday, December 18, 2006 11:40 PM:
>> On Mon, 18 Dec 2006, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
>>> Sunil Ravipati wrote
>>> The slash on the end of Files/ is harmless.  cd will ignore it.
>>> I find it useful*.  With it, I do not need to type the slash when
>>> cd'ing into a subdirectory of Program Files/.
>> Actually, one place where it is harmful is when completing
>> directories after "cvs update".  Cvs will treat a trailing slash
>> specially, and do something completely unexpected.  I've learned to
>> remove that trailing slash, but sometimes I forget and weird things happen.
>>> But if you must get rid of it, the "mark-directories" directive of
>>> readline or bash is probably what you want.  See man bash or man
>>> readline.
>> Either that or programmable completion, to turn it off in specific
>> 	cases (like after "cvs update"). Igor
> wrong list?  :-)  The OP may not be scanning cygwin-talk.

  The OP is having a hard time with elementary stuff like spaces and

  It might be a good idea not to confuse him with advanced and
not-really-germane-to-the-point side-issues!

Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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