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NHB 2.5 b 6
NHB does not copy files which contain no extension.
-- Anonymous, March 27, 2003
That's not good. I've added it to my list of things to do, but there will probably be no time to fix it until summer break.
-- Anonymous, April 26, 2003
I downloaded NHB 2.5 B 6 two days ago and noticed the same problem. It's my first experience with NHB, so I don't know if the problem was in the previous versions also. It's a great program by the way.
One thing that intriges me is the fact that one file without extension was copied, the others were not.
Suggestions: - Add some kind of sanity check. E.g. compare total size on source and destination. Keeps in mind include/excluded files. - Add the option to exclude file patterns. A natural request is: "Backup everything but this or that." E.g. exclude filter: *.class; *.obj - Option to list implicitly/explicitly excluded files in report. - Option to do a verify read on the backed up files.
-- Anonymous, June 06, 2003