ksh - variable to be set to windows path issue


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ksh - variable to be set to windows path issue

Greetings Experts,
I need to pass a parameter to ksh and the value is windows path eg: sh abc.txt C:\Users\chill3chee\Desktop

No matter I try with \ delimiter, still could not get this exact value assigned to the shell variable which was checked with echo. Tried with using C:\\Users\\chill3chee\\Desktop and still nothing works;

The reason is I need to put this value and generate the sql queries and run them so that the exported output will be stored in my local machine; I don't have a linkage between the sql and unix and hence need to have the data in my local windows machine. Can you please assist me on this. Thank you for your time.
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Try single quotes: 'C:\Users\chill3chee\Desktop'
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In your abc.txt script you must quote variables (including the positional parameters $1 $2 ...) in command arguments.
Examples
Code:
echo "$1"  # quote the variable in the argument of the echo command
arg=$1  # ok, this is a variable assignment, not a command
arg="$1"  # two CPU-cycles extra but ok
if [ "$arg" = "hello" ]  # [ ] is a test command, $arg is in an argument
if [[ $arg = hello ]]  # [[ ]] is a compound, not a regular command
if [[ "$arg" = "hello" ]]  # two CPU-cycles extra but ok
if [ "$arg" = hello ]  # ok, hello is not a variable

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