Spaces in folder names on server

John Craig jc at spl21.net
Mon Nov 13 15:01:52 CST 2006


Works OK on Suse linux  - can another folder be created with a space in 
the name to test - or _that_ folder recreated?

JC

J. Landman Gay wrote:
> I have a cgi that needs to work with files that are in folders whose 
> names contain spaces. I've written a test cgi that simply returns 
> whether a file or folder exists. It says this folder exists:
>
> /home/folder1/folder2
>
> It says this folder does not exist:
>
> /home/folder1/folder 2
>
> The problem, I believe, is the space in the folder name. I have tried 
> substituting spaces with %20, URL-encoding them, and escaping them 
> this way:
>
> /home/folder1/folder\ 2
>
> but none of it works. How would I reference these?
>





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