ampersand in file name causes fail

2012-03-01
2013-04-29
  • David M. Cotter

    David M. Cotter - 2012-03-01

    if i try to tag a file that has an ampersand in the file name, it will fail with this:

    > Parameter format not correct -
    > 'blaablaa' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
    > operable program or batch file.

    "blaablaa" being the text right after the &, and this happens even if the file name is quoted.  what can i do?

     
  • David M. Cotter

    David M. Cotter - 2012-03-01

    one possible solution: move the file to a /tmp directory, give it a temp name (oh, like "temp.m4v"), do the AtomicParsley thing, then rename and move and it back into place (replacing).

     

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