[Lazarus] [fpc-pascal] Free Pascal 2.4.0 released

Doug Chamberlin dougchamberlin at earthlink.net
Sat Jan 2 20:00:34 CET 2010

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> 2010/1/2 Doug Chamberlin <dougchamberlin at earthlink.net>:
>> I ran into a problem because the directory I was installing from contained
>> an embedded space in the name.
> I'm just amazed that such issues still come up!  Just about very file
> system being used in today's OSes can handle spaces in file and
> directory names. Applications should really KNOW that they must be
> able to handle such cases.

To be fair, it is a shell script and parsing can be troublesome when 
programming BASH. But it still should be fixed. Tracker #15454

Doug C.
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