Illegal Characters

Mark debian at
Mon Jun 20 04:18:13 CST 2005

Hi Gang,

Is there any way to accept/copy files with illegal
characters in them in linux(Fedora) including files in
subdirectories? cp "folder:name" works but not recursively
(cp -R) if there are sub-files/folders with ':' in the

I have a bunch of OSX files with the ':' character in the
Does anyone know how OSX handles them?

TIA, Will.

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