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From: "John Fortin" <fortinj AT attglobal DOT net>
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Subject: Re: File Access Oddness (
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2001 19:57:13 -0400
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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.
>

I hate to even ask this, but why??? If a file has an extension, shouldn't
'ls' show it or is this a special feature for
exe extensions?  mv and cp and rm all failed because of the missing
extension.

John


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