[Wine] Re: WINE fails in directories with Question Marks in name

stvs wineforum-user at winehq.org
Mon Sep 12 16:58:49 CDT 2011

> You can escape a character to remove its special properties or
> enclose the string containing it in single quotes.

Great, but how do I do that when I'm in a DIRECTORY that contains a special character? This is how this problem arises: there is a directory called 'foo?' in which there is the file bar.mpg. This fails:

$ cd 'foo?'
$ wine cmd.exe bar.mpg

WINE is unable to operate within the directory named 'foo?'. There is no way for me to escape the directory's name in the (scripted) call to wine.

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