POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.unix : ini file section references : Re: ini file section references Server Time
17 Apr 2024 04:44:19 EDT (-0400)
  Re: ini file section references  
From: Chris R
Date: 16 Jun 2023 08:20:00
Message: <web.648c532e38ef8a7364326bc25cc1b6e@news.povray.org>
William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> On 6/15/23 14:10, jr wrote:
> > I'd try quote the whole thing.
> >    $ povray "$POVHOME/ini/quires[160x120, No AA]" scene.pov
> >
> >
> > the brackets, too, are "special" to the (BASH?) shell.
>
> Try what jr suggested first - and if that doesn't work ->
>
> ---
> I don't often use ini files, but perhaps the issue related to the file
> names with spaces quoting issue with recent versions of POV-Ray?
>
> See, for example, github issue:
>
> https://github.com/POV-Ray/povray/issues/448
>
> and maybe too :
>
> Message: <6107d751$1@news.povray.org>
>
> or
>
>
https://news.povray.org/povray.bugreports/message/%3C6107d751%241%40news.povray.org%3E
>
> Bill P.

Thanks to both of you.  The answer was a combination of quoting the whole thing,
and escaping additional quotes.  Here is what worked:

povray "\"$POVRAY/ini/quickres[160x200, No AA]\"" scene.pov

-- Chris R.


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