Wed Oct 10 12:29:00 GMT 2007
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According to Francky Leyn on 10/7/2007 1:44 PM:
> Dear Eric,
> I want to copy
> C:\Documents and Settings\Francky Leyn\My Document\accounts\ef2EF
> When I do this with the Windows explorer file manager this works.
> When I mannually try to create a .dot file as
> C:\Documents and Settings\Francky Leyn\My Documents\.foo
> with the Windows explorer file manager this doesn't work.
> Explorere says: "You must type a file name".
> What is wrong here? Must I rename the .dot files/dirs, so that they
> have a basename?
Obviously, Windows Explorer is stupid, and has a mundane limitation. The
workaround is to use cygwin to create . files.
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
Eric Blake email@example.com
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