Bug in arguments in console

David Stacey drstacey@tiscali.co.uk
Sun Sep 25 11:31:00 GMT 2016


On 25/09/16 12:00, Bengt Larsson wrote:
> C:\Users\Bengt\Desktop\src\mg2a\temp>\cygwin64\bin\echo åäö
> åäö
>
> C:\Users\Bengt\Desktop\src\mg2a\temp>\cygwin64\bin\echo "åäö"
> "åäö"
>
> (the quote marks are left in)
>
> C:\Users\Bengt\Desktop\src\mg2a\temp>ls -l
> total 1
> -rw-r--r-- 1 Bengt None  0 Sep  7 01:07 blah.txt
> -rw-r--r-- 1 Bengt None 23 Sep  7 04:53 versions
> -rw-r--r-- 1 Bengt None  0 Sep  7 11:05 åäö.txt
>
> C:\Users\Bengt\Desktop\src\mg2a\temp>ls *.txt
> ls: cannot access '*.txt': No such file or directory

It looks as if you're using a Windows command prompt rather than Bash. 
Both 'problems' are actually a feature of the command prompt. Try again 
from a Bash shell.

Dave.


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