[tex-live] TeX Live 2008 testing - problems downloading

Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Jul 3 22:01:54 CEST 2008

Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> The second approach should work as well, but on Windows files with a
> leading dot in their name are not hidden.  

Why would you want to /hide/ .luatex ?  How
could a normal user clear the cache if he/she
can't even see that it exists ?!  It's bad
enough Microsoft hiding file extensions by
default; hiding the files themselves is the
sort of thing a rootkit does !

** Phil.

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