Sun May 4 10:16:03 2003
Joseph Bruni wrote:
>Here is why: On Mac OS X, files and directories whose name begins with
>a dot are not visible in the Finder or in any other program using the
>standard Open File and Save File routines. Apple does this to honor the
>Unix tradition of considering such objects as "invisible".
This is bullshit from Apple. All Unix backup tools I know of backup such
files. Onlyt from files ending with a ~, which are often backup files from
editors, and files in /tmp are often excluded. They should fix their GUI
BTW, doesn't OS X have something like ls -la?
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