On 25 Feb 2004, at 11:03, Professional Software Engineering wrote:
[/private/etc] usern% ls -al pr*
-rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 1786 Feb 4 19:31 procmailrc
/etc/ and /usr/local/etc/ I know about, but /private/etc/ is a new one
on me. Looks like OSX is redefining a lot of stuff.
/etc /var /tmp are links to /private/etc /private/var and /private/tmp
under OS X
I'm not sure exactly WHY Apple decided to do this, but it might be<1>
those locations where set before they came up with the .hidden file to
hide specific files and folders from the GUI.
<1> Rampant speculation on my part.
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