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Re: tcsh changes with spaces in path

On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 09:52:27AM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 09:32:12AM -0500, Kirschner, Paul E.        UTRC wrote:
> >breaks my .cshrc. Several paths in my win2000 system path (from the
> >environment variables section) are of the form "c:\program files\...". That
> >space now breaks  my cshrc lines like...
> >
> >setenv PATH $PATH":/d/jdk1.3.1/bin"
> >
> >The space seemingly adds a third argument - which is illegal.
> >
> >Wasn't the space "\" prefixed before? Can we go back in functionality on
> >this? What advantage do we get with the raw space? Any recommendations for
> >getting around this problem?
> setenv PATH "$PATH"":/d/jdk1.3.1/bin"


  set path = ( $path:q "/d/jdk1.3.1/bin" )

I'm surprised you don't see the advantage in having the ability to
add also these incredible Win paths with spaces in them to $path.
If you don't want to have them in $path, just remove them in your
local .login or .cshrc file.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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