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Re: cygwin and long filenames with spaces
In an earlier post, Christopher Faylor said...
> You're doing it from bash. I assumed that the person was having
> problems from the command shell since they said "MS-Windows". But,
> on reflection, there is no guarantee that's the case here. Not enough
I think I said 'bash' in the OP.
> When there is a UNIX shell involved the quoting rules follow whatever
> the UNIX shell uses (as you know). When there is no UNIX shell involved
> then cygwin itself tries to do something halfway intelligent with the
> Anyway, with luck, one of our responses should have answered the
Well, 'ls "/cygdrive/c/Program Files" ' works but 'cd
"/cygdrive/c/Program Files" ' doesn't! The message comes back:
bash: cd: /cygdrive/c/Program: No such file or directory
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