Opening files, ending with dot (.)

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evil
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Opening files, ending with dot (.)

Post by evil » Fri May 25, 2018 10:02 pm

Me again...

I am having problems, opening files, which end with a dot (.)

Creating a simple text file for example and saving it to "ram:test." cannot be opened with Openfile()

Other functios have the same problem.

Copyfile() zip.addfile() also do not work with such files.

Is this a bug? AmigaDOS has no problems copying those files.

Best regards

George

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Re: Opening files, ending with dot (.)

Post by airsoftsoftwair » Sat May 26, 2018 8:38 pm

Right, I can confirm this. Will be fixed but note that on Windows files cannot end in a dot so it might not be the best idea to use those files if you care about portability.

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