Bug 532493 - guestfish doesn't accept target parameter with space in it
guestfish doesn't accept target parameter with space in it
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 507810
Product: Virtualization Tools
Classification: Community
Component: libguestfs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Richard W.M. Jones
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Reported: 2009-11-02 11:18 EST by Ray Van Dolson
Modified: 2010-03-16 13:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-11-02 12:01:55 EST
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Description Ray Van Dolson 2009-11-02 11:18:17 EST
Description of problem:
Passing a target filename with a space in it to guestfish fails.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run guestfish <params> -i <file name with spaces.vmdk>
2. Observe errors
Actual results:
$ guestfish --ro -i "New Virtual Machine-flat.vmdk"
open /dev/kvm: No such file or directory
Could not initialize KVM, will disable KVM support
New: No such file or directory

Expected results:
No errors.

Additional info:
Also fails with backslashes in front of the spaces (no double quotes used).
Comment 1 Ray Van Dolson 2009-11-02 11:37:50 EST
Hmm, perhaps you already had filed a bug for this :)

Comment 2 Richard W.M. Jones 2009-11-02 12:01:55 EST
Sorry about that ... it does indeed appear to be a duplicate.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 507810 ***

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