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Re^4: how to dir a directory that have space

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Jan 16, 2015 at 10:58 UTC ( #1113488=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: how to dir a directory that have space
in thread how to dir a directory that have space

Well I never, bless my soul, so it does. (In this case...) I stand corrected!

On Windows, parameters are passed to executables as a single string, so the list forms of system & open etc., join the list into a single string before calling CreateProcess().

There is some intelligence involved in the concatenation, but in many, (by my experience: most) cases, that 'intelligence' flies in the face of expectation, and gets it wrong.

With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
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