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This command, among others
Authored by: nagani on Jan 13, '02 10:37:59AM
The problem may be the space in your destination path. Here are a few solutions:
  • use quotes for the path string
  • type a backslash in front of the space
  • drag the destination folder from the Finder to the terminal window
    Good luck!

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  • This command, among others
    Authored by: GraphicFoxx on Jan 13, '02 12:13:40PM

    Ok, tried a combo of both your suggestions. I also changed the name of my target drive to remove a space, just calling it Data. So here's what I typed (up to RootDirectory, then dragged [drug?] my destination folder), and the resulting error, which is the same as what I got before.

    [localhost:~] graphic% defaults write RootDirectory /Volumes/Data/iPhoto Library

    OK? default write RootDirectory /Volumes/Data/iPhoto Library ? yes
    default: Too many arguments.

    Notice how I typed defaults, but when it asks for confirmation, it gets changed to default. Is that my problem? and if so, how do I change it?

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    I get the _exact_ same problem
    Authored by: LairBob on Apr 27, '02 09:09:38AM

    When I try to issue the command line using "defaults" (with an 's'), the confirmation prompt comes back using "default" (with no 's'), and then I'm told I have too many parameters.

    GraphicFoxx, it's been a couple of months since you posted this--did you ever find out a solution?

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