[techtalk] Filename star

coder coderman at mindspring.com
Fri Dec 31 14:23:33 EST 1999

Kelly Lynn Martin wrote:
> And even so that's just a function of how ls and the shell behave --
> there's nothing in the kernel that makes a leading dot special.
> The only names that are special as far as the kernel is concerned are
> '.' and '..'.

       #include <stdio.h>
       void main(){ remove("/tmp/.this*is_an_*oddfile!");}

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