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.htaccess is left out when copying static files #377
This is what the glob pattern is supposed to return among other things. It's the programmer's job to reject everything they don't want. :-)
But even if you look at the source, this is taken care of by
I'm not going to pretend to have looked through every bit of code involved here, but based on my understanding of your response, I get the impression that we're talking about two different things. To clarify, I was not referring to items starting with a dot, but instead, a single dot and a double dot which represent the directory itself and its parent directory, respectively, on Unix-style file systems. My concern was that, if these were included, it might create an undesirable circular reference of some sort. If this is how you understood my comment, then I apologize for my repetition.
I'm also somewhat confused. When you say it's the "programmer's job", are you referring to the person building a Jekyll site or the person writing Jekyll itself? Also, if
All your questions will be answered if you look at the source. :-) Sorry if I have been vague, I was assuming you had already done it.
Regarding your first paragraph, you are correct, this is how I understood your comment. If you exclude everything starting with a dot, you also exclude
Regarding your second question,
When I say "programmer's job" I'm referring to the person building the platform (i.e. Jekyll), not the site. IMO, just because