./ [WAS: Re: Terminal Syntax]

Phil Bieber philbieber at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 13:37:59 UTC 2007


On 6/25/07, James Heaver <james at heaver.org> wrote:
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> On 25/06/07, Greg Booth <bootgr at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Then to run ANY windows executable from the command line it's simply
> > wine ./<EXE NAME> so a file setup.exe would be ( assuming you're in
> > the directory where the executable is located )
> >
> > wine ./setup.exe
> >
> > The . is important so make sure to include it.
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> What does the ./ mean, I've seen it in this, and other contexts (compiling
> form source perhaps) and never known what it does.
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Hi!
'.' is the current directory. '..' is the parent directory. (Both withoud
the '').
The slash (/) is the directory delimiter.

Cheers
Philipp Bieber
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