Re: Accented chars in filenames issue
On 25/06/11 08:05, David Jardine wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 01:34:54AM +1000, Scott Ferguson wrote:
>> I don't think the "no white spaces" and "no accented characters" "rule"
>> is valid in the 21st century. But if some one can put up an
>> authoritative, and recent, reason I'll reconsider.
> You won't get anything authoritative from me, but I have noticed traps
> for the unwary, for example:
> $ mkdir newdir; cd newdir
> $ touch 'one space' 'and two spaces'
> $ for jim in *; do echo $jim; done
> and two spaces
> one space
> So far, so good, but:
> $ for jim in `ls`; do echo $jim; done
> which is not what was intended.
man bash /IFS ???
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