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From: me22 (me22.ca_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-09 09:14:20

On 09/01/06, Hendrik Belitz <h.belitz_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I just encountered a minor problem in boost::filesystem::path which seems to
> be unable to deal with hidden unix directories ( == names preceeded by an dot
> '.' character ). Is there any way to generate a valid path object for paths
> like "/foo/.bar"? Trying to create such an object from a C++ string results
> in an exception getting thrown.

How are you creating said path?

IIRC, the default name checker won't allow filenames whose leaves
start with dots for portability reasons ( some OSes don't like them ).

- Scott

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