Hi,

At Wed, 23 Aug 2006 12:01:49 +0900,
Jim Weirich wrote in [ruby-core:08691]:
> > 2) file name which starts with a dot
> >   file '.foo'
> >   rule '.o' => %w[.c .foo] do |t|
> >     p "#{t.name} #{t.sources.join(' ')}"
> >   end
> 
> Unfortunately, names beginning with dots are assumed to be file 
> extension patterns.  If you really need it, wrap it in a lambda as 
> above, or use something that is obviously not an extension, e.g:
> 
>      rule '.o' => %w[.c ./.foo] do |t| ... end

Fair enough.  How I use dot files sometimes is to "touch".
They should be in working directory, so prepending ./ isn't
problem.

-- 
Nobu Nakada