OS X: Go to the folder: can't be found

Frank Schima macsforever2000 at macports.org
Fri Sep 20 07:05:19 PDT 2013

On Sep 20, 2013, at 12:48 AM, Mojca Miklavec <mojca at macports.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 4:44 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Sep 19, 2013, at 21:40, Lawrence Velázquez wrote:
>>> Oy. The process you described works for me. I'm on 10.8.5 (12F37). I just did this…
>>>   % port logfile ppl | pbcopy
>>> …went to a ticket, opened the file selection sheet, Command-Shift-G, pasted…
>>>   /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_Users_larryv_Projects_MacPorts_svn_users_larryv_dports_devel_ppl/ppl/main.log
>>> …removed trailing newline and "main.log", found the folder just fine. In fact, if I don't edit the pasted line at all, it goes straight to the log file, as you'd expect.
>> It works for me too (for an unknown period of time), after I've gone through the above process once.
> It's not the answer to the question, but I'm used to do "cp <paste>
> /tmp" and life gets easier from that point on.

My workflow is like so:

 - port logfile foo
 - copy it
 - cd [paste]
 - open . <--- opens a Finder window in the current directory
 - Drag the log file from the Finder into the attach dialog


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