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Re: checkdir: cannot create extraction directory

On Tue, 20 Jun 2006, bh77 wrote:

> I am trying to unzip a file using the following command from a bash script
> under cygwin and receive the following error - which looks as though it may
> be permissions related. Does anyone have any idea what may be causing it ?
> code :
> # if the target directory does not exist, create it.
> if [ ! -d ${TARGET_DIR} ]
> then
>   echo making target dir
>   mkdir ${TARGET_DIR}
> fi
> unzip -u ${SRC_DIR} "**/*.jar" -d ${TARGET_DIR}
> error:
> checkdir:  cannot create extraction directory /cygdrive/c/target
> any ideas ?

Yes: use quotes around variable references.  The above is what you can get
when your directory names contain spaces.
      |\      _,,,---,,_ |
ZZZzz /,`.-'`'    -.  ;-;;,_		Igor Peshansky, Ph.D. (name changed!)
     |,4-  ) )-,_. ,\ (  `'-'		old name: Igor Pechtchanski
    '---''(_/--'  `-'\_) fL	a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-.  Meow!

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