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RE: Re: Possible bug: d does not seem to read ~/.d.conf
* Dave Korn (Fri, 10 Aug 2007 16:19:22 +0100)
> On 10 August 2007 16:09, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> > * Phil Betts (Fri, 10 Aug 2007 15:04:11 +0100)
> >> Thorsten Kampe wrote on Friday, August 10, 2007 2:21 PM::
> >>> These resources don't contradict the info file but state the same.
> >>> Fact is that d under Cygwin ignores ~/.d.conf while under Linux it works
> >>> as expected.
> >> If you put "hidden-files = true" in ~/.d.conf it works as advertised.
> > Phil, please, you don't know what you're talking about and you don't
> > know what I and Ronald were talking about.
> Thorsten, he may or may not know what you're talking about, but your statement
> "d under Cygwin ignores ~/.d.conf "
> is demonstrably incorrect (see my previous post for that demonstration), and since you wrote (back at the start of the thread):
> > I have therefore put
> > hidden-files-shown=true
> > into my ~/.d.conf,
> and since I have demonstrated it works fine if you put "hidden-files=true" into your .d.conf instead, this all makes it pretty clear that there is an error in the manual. From the info page, section "Configuration files":
> Boolean option, the same as the command line option
> `--hidden-files-shown'. *Note Command Line Options::.
> From the info page, section "Command line options"
> Include hidden files in output. These are files with a leading
> period in their name. This defaults to OFF. Use `-H' (`-H+') or
> `--hidden-files=true' on the command line, or `hidden-files=true'
> in the configuration file, to turn it on.
> Please read more carefully. Phil has correctly picked up on the difference between "hidden-files=" and "hidden-files-shown=". The man page is inconsistent, but it does get it right in one place.
Ronald and me were talking about the configuration file .d.conf being
ignored- and not about d not showing hidden dot files.
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