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Re: Spaces in filenames in a spec file???

From: devzero2000 <pinto.elia@gmail.com>
Date: Sat 11 Jul 2009 - 00:32:32 CEST
Message-ID: <b086760e0907101532p19ab5d82o65620e7ff2bd90dd@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 9:25 PM, Michael Lasevich <michael@lasevich.net>wrote:

> I need to package an rpm that contains files with spaces in them.  Sounds
> like it should be easy, but I am completely stuck. I tried the backslash
> escape, I tried putting the filename in double quotes - nothing seems to
> work. I ran into this a number of times over the years and normally I would
> just rename the file, but in this particular case that is not an option.
>
> I can't believe that rpm cannot handle this, which means there has to be an
> escape scheme that I am missing here. Google turned up zilch.
>
> Any help would be appreciated.
>
> If it matters, I am using rpm-4.4.2.3-9.el5
>

SIA. Not problem at all to answer BUT perhaps you have written to the wrong
mailing list ? This is RPM5 : some years of development have passed from rpm
4.4.2.x.y.z. Just for curiosity.


> Thanks.
>
> -Michael
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Received on Sat Jul 11 00:38:28 2009
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