Linux to Windows
jjablonski at deluxestitcher.com
Wed Aug 24 15:08:26 GMT 2005
Oddly (?) enough, you can make a ".FILE" using a dos prompt (cmd), but
not using the win GUI. RMB->Create new->Text file on your desktop (or
anywhere using windows explorer) and try and create a file named
".dotfile". You can't do it (in XP-pro anyways).
Tim Conway wrote:
> In case cygwin was doing some filename mapping, I tried it in cmd:
> C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\t>edit .dotfile
> C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\t>del .dotfile
> C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\t>echo dot >.dotfile
> 08/24/2005 08:55 AM <DIR> .
> 08/24/2005 08:55 AM <DIR> ..
> 08/24/2005 08:55 AM 6 .dotfile
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