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Re: File names with spaces and tramp/ftp

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: File names with spaces and tramp/ftp
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 22:16:34 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> A sufficient encoding seems to be using double quotes:
>> put "u:/file name with spaces" "/tmp/file name with spaces"
>> gives the expected results.
>> I could change ange-ftp to this encoding style of file names; but I am
>> anxious: it could break ange-ftp on other systems, where double quotes
>> might not be supported.

> Does it help to use shell-quote-argument?

I doubt it: the FTP command is not passed through a shell.
In some cases it may work, of course.


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