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How To Allow Files Starting With Period And No Extension In Windows 2003 Server?

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How can I create this file in a directory in windows 2003 SP2:

.hgignore

I get error: You must type a file name.

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Answer

That's a "feature" of Windows Explorer. Try to create your files from a command line (or from a batch/program you wrote) and it should work fine. Try this from a dos prompt:

echo Hello there! > .hgignore
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