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

From: Jani Monoses
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] {arch} directory
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 11:48:05 +0300

On 26 Sep 2003 10:46:21 +0200
Robin Farine <address@hidden> wrote:

> >>>>> "Dustin" == Dustin Sallings <address@hidden> writes:
>     Dustin>   I think the directory thread kinda died of naturally
>     Dustin> with no resolution. Is there any chance of anyone budging
>     Dustin> on this stuff? The only argument that I've seen in favor
>     Dustin> of it is visibility, but there have been a few
>     Dustin> demonstrated disadvantages (including visibility).
> Some have mentioned namespace pollution. Have you ever seen a project
> tree, not under Arch control, containing a file system object with a
> name sandwiched in curly braces? However, no need to go far to find
> one whose name starts with '.', right?

Not a project tree but oprofile generates files with { in their names.

What about the files starting with = ? Those are the ones shell
autocompletion does not work on. Even the build instructions for tla
seemed a bit strange (they say mkdir =build and build there)

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