[chuck-users] Windows, drives, and Machine.add
rec at elf.org
Fri Oct 15 12:14:26 EDT 2010
The source code in chuck-22.214.171.124 that processes the argument to Machine.add
is expecting to parse a filename and optional arguments using colons to
separate the filename and arguments, but it also looks like it's trying to
allow \: to escape a colon.
On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 10:05 AM, Rebecca Fiebrink
<fiebrink at princeton.edu>wrote:
>> Have any ChucK windows users figured out how to accomplish Machine.add
>> with a fully-qualified path name that includes the drive letter?
>> Machine.add("C:/Users/rebecca/tmp.ck") results in error
>> "[C]: no such file or directory"
That happens because the colon is treated the separator between the file
name and an argument.
and Machine.add("C\:/Users/rebecca/tmp.ck") results in error
>> [tmp2.ck]:line(2): unrecognized escape sequence '\:'
That happens, most probably, because the Chuck parser is attempting to
translate escape sequences into characters, long before even constructing
the call to Machine.add().
that will let the escape sequence parse parse \\ into \, and then the
argument parser will see \: and leave your filename alone.
-- rec --
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