/bin/ls vs .dotted files

Dan Cross crossd at gmail.com
Fri Sep 14 02:06:22 PDT 2012

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 2:34 PM, sad at bestmx.ru <sad at bestmx.ru> wrote:
> Dan Cross пишет:
>>>> who says these dot files should be hidden anyway?
>>> shell *-expantion said that.
>> Using what shell?
> /bin/bash /bin/sh /bin/csh
> (from a Dfly installation)

You miss the point.

The wildcard-expansion behavior you are observing is a convention (and
possibly specified by, e.g., POSIX).  That does not imply that it is
either universal or even a good idea.

        - Dan C.

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