Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:15894] Dir[]"
    on 01/05/29, "Todd Smith" <todd / designsouth.net> writes:

|I can get a list of files to be returned from a line such as:
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|files = Dir["C:/dir1/dir2/*"]
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|but this won't work:
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|files = Dir["C:/dir dir1/next dir2/*"]
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|How do I deal with paths that have spaces in them?

Hmm, ruby 1.7 allows you to escape space by \.

 files = Dir["C:/dir\\ dir1/next dir2/*"]

Should I backport it?  But allowing backslash escaping may bother 
path separator on Windows platforms (that's why I didn't port it).

							matz.