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Re: svn co win32 and linux filesystem compatibility question

From: Brad <brasstilde_at_insightbb.com>
Date: 2006-01-06 17:25:29 CET

> Oh, another thing you can't do on Windows is have a file name ending
> with a period. If there isn't anything after the period the period
> gets removed.

Actually, no Windows file name actually has a "." character in it, at
least not the one denoting an extension. That's a display element only.
The directory entry itself does not contain the "." character, unless
it's a so-called "long" file name with a period embedded in it.

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