Re: how to copy filename with spaces using scp

From: John Davidorff Pell (johnpell_at_mac.com)
Date: 12/13/03

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    To: Jerry Geis <geisj@pagestation.com>
    
    
    

    You njeed to "double\ quote" the file name, i.e.

    scp "file\ name\ with\ spaces.txt" remote:/tmp

    hope this helps,
    JP

    On Dec 11, 2003, at 6:23 PM, Jerry Geis wrote:

    > Hi,
    >
    > I am wondering how I would issue a command using scp
    > to copy a file that has spaces in the filename.
    >
    > THanks,
    >
    > jerry
    > geisj@pagestation.com
    >
    >
    >

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