When dealing with prompted commands with long parameter strings, the prompt is sometimes shorter than the string...
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to be entered. This is most commonly encountered with IFS paths. This can be overcome by entering an ampersand (&) in the prompt with no other characters and pressing ENTER. This will provide a longer prompt. This process can be repeated until the prompt is long enough.
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