Filenames with spaces: very rare in Cygwin

Steven E. Harris seharris@raytheon.com
Thu Jan 15 23:08:00 GMT 2004


Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu> writes:

> FWIW, space is a valid filename character on both Unix and Windows.
> This means that any script that assumes filenames to be space-free
> (and lacking other shell special characters) is, IMO, broken.

Keychain has a lot of these space-in-filenames problems. I sent a
corrective patch against keychain 2.0.3 to the two listed maintainers
at the end of November, but received no reply.

-- 
Steven E. Harris        :: seharris@raytheon.com
Raytheon                :: http://www.raytheon.com


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