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Re: [SLUG] rcp/scp colon probs


On Mon, Oct 30, 2000 at 10:59:25AM +1100, Rick Welykochy wrote:
> Any idea on how to specify a source file as used in an
> scp or rcp command, where the source filename contains 
> a colon?
> 
> Here is an example that fails:
> 
>  [rickw] scp log_20001030-08:41:23 rickw@bini/home/rickw     

try

scp log_20001030-08\:41\:23 rickw@bini:/home/rickw
 or maybe
scp 'log_20001030-08:41:23' rickw@bini:/home/rickw
> 
>  Bad host name: log_20001030-08
> 
> 
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