[tex-live] Bug in pdflatex: doesn't compile file with 2 adjacent spaces in the name

Nasser M. Abbasi nma at 12000.org
Sat Apr 30 23:41:02 CEST 2016

On 4/30/2016 4:31 PM, Akira Kakuto wrote:
> Dear Ivanov,
>> 1. Create a file: "a  a.tex" with sample data.
> That is not a bug, but a feature.
> Only one space between non-space characters is
> supported in a file name in TeX.
> Best,
> Akira

One should not have spaces or tabs in file names to start with.
This is bad habit that windows brought to the world.

If needed, one can use underscore in long file names to make
them more clear to read, or even a dash -. But a space
in a file name causes too many problems as is well documented
in many places.


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