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Old 05-27-2004, 03:42 AM   #1
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: Slackware 9.0
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sftp with filenames and weird characters

okay so weird characters such as space,[,],'," etc end up in filenames ever so often and I like using the command line(openssh) sftp client to go about getting things quickly done remotely or something... but everytime I end up with a file and weird characters within it, I can never get it via sftp (I have to go in other roundabout ways), I always get back a message that that files not found. Escape characters don't work (at least something like \space and \[,\]) and single/double quoting doesn't either... google search turned up nothing so anybody know how to use the sftp client that comes w/ openssh to get filenames with weird chars?
Old 05-28-2004, 06:29 AM   #2
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: Slackware 9.0
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awww common, this is really bugging me and a bunch of my friends, I'd greatly appreciate an answer

please don't let this be a topic that gets no replies


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