Take the 2-minute tour ×
Unix & Linux Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems.. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Are configuration files with ~ ending (emacs backup files) interpreted when they are in conf.d directory ?

share|improve this question
    
Which conf.d directory? Different programs have different rules. Most do skip common backup suffixes, but check their individual documentation. –  Gilles Jan 25 '13 at 23:41
add comment

1 Answer 1

They should not be considered, but where to look for configuration files and their names is up to the individual program. Can't give general rules.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.