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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: {arch} directory

From: Dustin Sallings
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: {arch} directory
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 12:25:47 -0700

On Wednesday, Sep 24, 2003, at 12:06 US/Pacific, Tom Lord wrote:

true, it's served well on unix for a long time to name directories that the user normally shouldn't have to interact with starting with a dot. CVS broke this but it so rarely caused a problem due to the nature of the directory's content .. but with arch it obviously (going by the list traffic) causes a lot
of discomfort.

That's funny.  I've reached the opposite conclusion from list traffic.

I agree that .arch-ids is a lot more pleasant than CVS, but {arch} isn't necessarily any better. It's still visible and globs still match it.

Dustin Sallings

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