Wed Oct 10 12:51:00 GMT 2007
On 10/10/07, Eric Blake <email@example.com> wrote:
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> According to Francky Leyn on 10/7/2007 1:44 PM:
> > Dear Eric,
> > I want to copy
> > D:\ef2EF\.emacs.d
> > to
> > 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.
there is another option, use another file manager such as
totalCommander or the like.
NULL characters also work :D
> - --
> Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
> Eric Blake firstname.lastname@example.org
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