[tex-live] Whitespace in file name with all but plain TeX fails

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Oct 11 09:43:29 CEST 2005

Akira Kakuto wrote:

>>Indeed, I confirm that 
>>  pdfetex 'v er.tex'
>>works in TL 2004 and fails with the current TL pdfetex (both
>>i386-linux).  The error message is: 
>>! I can't find file `"v er.tex"'.
>On Windows, pdfetex "v er.tex" is OK.
>Please check
>char *makecfilename(strnumber s) in utils.c,
>where I find #ifdef WIN32.
the windows version already supported "file name" (and some more things like url inclusion)

the question is: where does this tak eplace, in the kpse library of in pdftex; if i remember right, kpse now does handle it too, so maybe the two mechanisms interfere in the unix branch 


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