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Bug 452 – Workaround how Windows treat dots in filenames

: Core
: Unspecified
: Enhancement
: Medium
: 0
: RESOLVED
: IMPLEMENTED
: 4.2.4
- Unix treats three and more-characters filenames with dots-only as regular files. Windows treat them the same as ".." (i.e. the parent directory).
- Windows trims trailing dots from filenames.
Once dot-only filenames are obscured from Windows, all security checks which hide dot-only filenames from user can be removed.
Along security checks for slashes in filenames were removed as well.
Actually fixed in 4.2.4.