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Re: 'SVN' to '.svn'

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-09-06 13:49:56 CEST

On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 12:55:47PM +0200, Sander Striker wrote:
> > On 2001-09-05 19:56:04 "Douglas S. Keester" wrote:
> > >My +1 is for .SVN or .svn.
> >
> > I would agree, but there are some versions of Windows that
> > can't handle an initial dot. Or it may be particular versions
> > of the Windows file system, rather than the OS as such.
> >
> > Peter.
> Just gave it a go on W98 and W2K, works.

Yup. I seem to recall that Windows Explorer doesn't necessarily like
creating those kinds of files, but the filesystem is fine with them.

Consider files such as .cvsignore or .emacs that you'd find on a windows


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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