[lokisetup] makeself, tar command

Stephane Peter megastep at megastep.org
Wed Feb 27 14:11:49 EST 2002

On Wed, 2002-02-27 at 02:28, Ryan C. Gordon wrote:
> > I'm not sure what the pattern does?
> I was wondering that, too.
> My guess is that it means "grab any (otherwise hidden) .dotfiles, but do
> NOT grab the "." and ".." entries.
> If you have a .dotfile that error probably goes away, if you don't, it
> should be harmless.
> Stephane, correct me if I'm wrong.

Yeah, this pattern is supposed to catch dot files in the directory, and
also avoids the . and .. aliases to avoid nasty recursing mojo.

Now why would that fail though ?

Stephane Peter
Software Engineer
Codehost, Inc.

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