Filenames with spaces: very rare in Cygwin

Steven E. Harris
Thu Jan 15 23:08:00 GMT 2004

Igor Pechtchanski <> 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        ::
Raytheon                ::

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