This is the mail archive of the cygwin mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: Fails to launch batch script in some directories

On 2018-04-23 02:44, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr 23 08:43, David Macek wrote:
>> On 21. 4. 2018 17:38, Brian Inglis wrote:
>>> See my other post in this thread where strace shows @ handling is not involved,
>>> as the script directory and name are normalized and converted to a win32 path
>>> correctly, but child_info_spawn::worker does not appear to quote args with
>>> spaces (or apostrophes) when building the command line, despite the comment near
>>> the top of the function.
>> Do you have a test case for this? In my testing, paths with spaces (like
>> 'x y' instead of '@ x') work just fine.
> Brian has a point though.  It's not a space *in* a filename, it's a
> *trailing* space.  And that points to the cause of the problem:

No trailing space - middle char - the directory name was exactly as in the OP:
".../@ x/" - see strace output.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Problem reports:
Unsubscribe info:

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]