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Re: Quoting paths!?

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: Quoting paths!?
Date: 06 Jun 2001 19:33:59 +0200
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>>>>> "Alexander" == Alexander Mai <address@hidden> writes:

Alexander> On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 10:20:49AM +0200, Alexander Mai
Alexander> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> configure as created by autoconf 2.13 until CVS/current contains
>> several commands (well, at least 'cd') which have a non-quoted
>> argument, e.g. cd $ac_popdir
>> Is configure supposed to support directory names with embedded
>> blanks, e.g. "two words"? Those may be disallowed for
>> subdirectories but may easily occur in the absolute paths being
>> used.

Alexander> I was referring to a specific report which got.  Seems the
Alexander> bug refers to a build on cygwin (some win$) which is
Alexander> performed in d:/two dirs /project/ so any un-quoted request
Alexander> like cd d:/two dirs/project/lib seems to fail!?

Hi Alexandre,

Are you sure this is worth the trouble?  I mean, `make', anyway, hates
the white spaces, so I think you're asking us to fight a lost war.

Or am I missing something?

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