On 02/06/2018 10:25 AM, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode wrote:
double quotes cause evaluation (for shell variables?), back quote (`)
causes contents to execute.  You seem to be using ', which is a literal.

You have*SPACES*  in file names.

This*ALWAYS*  leads to suffering.

Quoting a filename does not make it ok; it's still multiple words. If you
want to keep such evil names, you'll have to escape those spaces with \

With all due respect, this is not all correct information. It is perfectly valid to escape using single quotes (and double quotes) on the command line and it works inside a LC shell function.

Just to save time, here are some sources for verification:


http://wiki.bash-hackers.org/syntax/quoting (see "Weak quoting" and "Strong quoting")


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