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Re: bash does not recognize filenames with spaces unless root/su


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash does not recognize filenames with spaces unless root/su
Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2000 11:53:51 -0500

> Machine Type: i386-redhat-linux-gnu
> 
> Bash Version: 2.04
> Patch Level: 11
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>       [Detailed description of the problem, suggestion, or complaint.]
> 
> On an i686 running Red Hat Linux 7.0 bash cannot recognize
> filenames or directories that have spaces, unless I am root/su.
> This does not happen in ksh, zsh, or tcsh, so it looks like a bug 
> in bash.

No.  It looks like you have a function for `cd' that doesn't properly
quote its arguments.

-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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