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Re: [SLE] Wine.
  • From: rex <rex@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 12:12:07 -0800
  • Message-id: <20021107201207.GP1286@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx> [2002-11-07 11:40]:
> On Thursday 07 November 2002 19.57, rex wrote:
> > John Pettigrew <john@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [2002-11-07 10:08]:
> > > Spaces aren't valid in unix filenames, so try
> > > wine /home/erik/.wine/fake/Program\ Files/a32-192.exe
> >
> > Spaces work in *nix filenames. Not a good idea to use them, but they work.
>
> Sure, but you have to escape them, as John did, or enclose the whole thing in
> quotes, thusly
>
> wine "/home/erik/.wine/fake/Program Files/a32-192.exe"

Right, which is why I think using spaces in file names is a bad idea. Just
one more thing to possibly trip over with no upside. BTW, tab-completion
will automatically escape the spaces.

Regards,

-rex
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