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RE: Re: Possible bug: d does not seem to read ~/.d.conf
* Phil Betts (Fri, 10 Aug 2007 15:04:11 +0100)
> Thorsten Kampe wrote on Friday, August 10, 2007 2:21 PM::
> > * Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) (Fri, 10 Aug 2007 07:09:11 -0500)
> >> Ronald Fischer wrote:
> >>> From
> >>> info d
> >>> we can see that /usr/bin/d is supposed to honour a configuration
> >>> file ~/.d.conf and that in this file, the boolean variable
> >>> hidden-files-shown corresponds to the --hidden-files flag in the d
> >>> command line.
> >> Hmmm, that page of the info appears to be outdated. See the Command
> >> Line Options section as well as /usr/share/doc/d-1.2.0/d.conf.example
> >> for current syntax.
> > These resources don't contradict the info file but state the same.
> > Fact is that d under Cygwin ignores ~/.d.conf while under Linux it
> > works as expected.
> > Thorsten
> You're not reading carefully enough.
> From the info page:
> | `hidden-files-shown'
> | Boolean option, the same as the command line option
> | `--hidden-files-shown'. *Note Command Line Options::.
> From /usr/share/doc/d-1.2.0/d.conf.example:
> | # 'hidden-files' - boolean option. Controls whether files with a
> | # period in their name are shown in the output. This defaults to
> 'false' in 'd'.
> | # Set to 'true' or 't' or '1' to turn on.
> | #hidden-files = False
> Spot the difference?
> If you put "hidden-files = true" in ~/.d.conf it works as advertised.
Phil, please, you don't know what you're talking about and you don't
know what I and Ronald were talking about.
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