Re: HOME vs ~
Wayne <nospam@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
You're right of course, but that won't stop some home users from
using spaces in directory names. So as usual Stephane's advice is
probably best and in scripts meant to be portable, avoid using ~.
Users cannot, at least, put shell metacharacters into the name of their
home directory (because they don't get to choose or rename that
So with the offending sysadmin shot and the root credentials under one's
control, that problem can be fixed, making ‘~’ expansion safe again for
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