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Re: cygwin and long filenames with spaces
In an earlier post, Randall R Schulz said...
> It sounds like you have an alias or shell procedure standing in for the
> built-in "cd" command.
> What output does this command produce:
> type -a cd
> If it's not the built-in (i.e., the preceding command produces something
> other than just "cd is a shell builtin"), then make sure that alias or
> procedure is defined in such a way to tolerate spaces and meta-characters
> in its argument.
Ah! That vaguely rings a bell.
<goes away and tries it>
Yes, long ago in the days of beta 19.whatever I must have set cd up
as a function including a 'pwd' line. The response is:
cd is a function
builtin cd $1;
cd is a shell builtin
So - I need to modify the 'builtin ...' line.
<tries a couple of possibilities>
Well, 'builtin cd "$*";' works! No idea if that's the correct
Thanks for all the help - what a group!
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