[OS X TeX] path name

Friedrich Vosberg vatolin at mac.com
Mon Jan 16 06:03:34 EST 2006


Sorry for the ressurection of a dead ;-) but unfortunately this  
command ...

> Am 18.11.2005 um 17:24 schrieb Peter Dyballa:
>> \immediate\write18{pwd | iconv -f UTF-8-MAC -t ISO-8859-15 | awk - 
>> F'\\n' '{print "\\newcommand{\\path}{" $1 "\\xspace}"}' >  
>> tmpdatei.tex}

... does not absolut exactly work as I thougt. Because if I have to  
save a file into a directory containing an ampersand in its name  
(Procter & Gamble), the command produces an error.

How must the command be modified to avoid this behaviour?

===== 8>< =====
\immediate\write18{pwd | iconv -f UTF-8-MAC -t MacRoman | awk -F'\\n'  
'{print "\\newcommand{\\fvpath}{" $1 "\\xspace}"}' > tmppath.tex}
\immediate\write18{echo "\jobname" | iconv -f UTF-8-MAC -t MacRoman |  
awk -F'\\n' '{print "\\newcommand{\\fvfile}{" $1 "\\xspace}"}' >  
===== ><8 =====

TIA and kind regards. Friedrich

Windows, c'est un peu comme le beaujolais nouveau: a chaque nouvelle  
cuvee on sait que ce sera degueulasse, mais on en prend quand meme,  
par masochisme.

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