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Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2001 13:25:46 -0400
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
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To: John Fortin <fortinj AT attglobal DOT net>
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Subject: Re: File Access Oddness (
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John Fortin wrote:
> Is the following a bug??  I do not remember needing '*.exe' to access a file
> before, especially when 'ls' does not show the extension.

Nope, it's a long standing feature.

> Of course, I could be mis-remembering.........

Uh, I forget.


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