directory_statistics and pathnames with spaces

dean gaudet
Tue, 25 Jun 2002 19:51:16 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 25 Jun 2002, Ben Escoto wrote:

> >>>>> "DG" == dean gaudet <>
> >>>>> wrote the following on Tue, 25 Jun 2002 16:41:18 -0700 (PDT)
>   DG> hmm ben, i thought you were using some quoting function for the
>   DG> pathname in the directory_statistics file?  i see lots of paths
>   DG> with spaces in mine ... it's still mostly parseable -- i can
>   DG> just parse "left to right" instead of using fixed $n notations
>   DG> in awk.  but a bit of a pain.
> Do you mean parsing from "right to left"?

oops, yeah :)

>     Anyway, I didn't realize that it would be a pain the way it is
> now.  It would be pretty trivial to replace all spaces with '\x20', so
> I can do that in 0.9.2.

an alternative is to put the path at the end of a line rather than the

but it isn't too hard to parse the way it is now.  i just misunderstood.