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Old 08-20-2002
try "... \ ... " (backslash and space) if u write the filename... Surround the names with `...` or "..."

or just use zsh with autoexpand and autolist features if you have trouble with spec. chars in names of files etc.

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bool copy (string $source, string $dest, [resource $context]) DESCRIPTION
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Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure. CHANGELOG
+--------+---------------------------------------------------+ |Version | | | | | | | Description | | | | +--------+---------------------------------------------------+ | 5.3.4 | | | | | | | Changed the $context parameter to actually have | | | an effect. Previously, any $context was ignored. | | | | | 5.3.0 | | | | | | | Added context support. | | | | | 4.3.0 | | | | | | | Both $source and $dest may now be URLs if the | | | "fopen wrappers" have been enabled. See fopen(3) | | | for more details. | | | | +--------+---------------------------------------------------+ EXAMPLES
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