Re: OT: Need help from bash experts... bad filename chars -- oopss
hi ya alan
yuppers... ooppss... am smoking funny stuff again... ( just woke up )
meant its a pain to save/restore those whacky names on *nix from
bash/perl and tar|find vs find|tar makes difference too
and win98 wont allow mkdir "foo/tmp" nor "foo\0tmp" as their dirnames
at least not the simple command line way in dosprompt
- leave it to users to trip up the scripts...
thanx 4 the fun stuff
On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Alan Shutko wrote:
> Alvin Oga <aoga@Maggie.Linux-Consulting.com> writes:
> > and you cannot save/create/restore these files on *nix....
> > -- you'd need some kind of filename mapping
> Incorrect. You could create every single one of your examples on
> The only characters you can't use on Unix are / and \0. You may have
> to try a little harder to make them from the shell, but it's not too
> difficult. You can even put control characters in filenames,
> newlines, and other fun stuff.