Express.JS res.sendfile for special characters

I came across a strange issue this week while working on whereby if I ran:


It would work for the majority of my music library I had scanned, but it would not work for ones containing a % (percentage) character. After filing an issue an being pointed in the right direction I found it was linked to . The solution was simple, change my code to be this:


And boom, it worked. From a brief look into documentation this could also occur with the following characters: ? : @ & = + $ #.

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