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Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Duplicated file names with home directory symbol appearing in ls . Post 302851583 by Scott on Monday 9th of September 2013 10:19:32 AM
Old 09-09-2013
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what is not the same as what~.

Code:
[scott@kvm ~]$ touch what what~
[scott@kvm ~]$ ls -li what*
23655 -rw-rw-r--. 1 scott scott 0 Sep  6 17:51 what
23477 -rw-rw-r--. 1 scott scott 0 Sep  6 17:51 what~

~ is not so much a "home directory symbol" as it is a tilde that just happens to also serve that purpose.

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demangle(3EXT)						    Extended Library Functions						    demangle(3EXT)

NAME
demangle, cplus_demangle - decode a C++ encoded symbol name SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag ... ] file[ library ... ] -ldemangle #include <demangle.h> int cplus_demangle(const char *symbol, char *prototype, size_t size); DESCRIPTION
The cplus_demangle() function decodes (demangles) a C++ linker symbol name (mangled name) into a (partial) C++ prototype, if possible. C++ mangled names may not have enough information to form a complete prototype. The symbol string argument points to the input mangled name. The prototype argument points to a user-specified output string buffer, of size bytes. The cplus_demangle() function operates on mangled names generated by SPARCompilers C++ 3.0.1, 4.0.1, 4.1 and 4.2. The cplus_demangle() function improves and replaces the demangle() function. Refer to the CC.1, dem.1, and c++filt.1 manual pages in the /opt/SUNWspro/man/man1 directory. These pages are only available with the SPROcc package. RETURN VALUES
The cplus_demangle() function returns the following values: 0 The symbol argument is a valid mangled name and prototype contains a (partial) prototype for the symbol. DEMANGLE_ENAME The symbol argument is not a valid mangled name and the content of prototype is a copy of the symbol. DEMANGLE_ESPACE The prototype output buffer is too small to contain the prototype (or the symbol), and the content of prototype is unde- fined. SunOS 5.11 11 Mar 1997 demangle(3EXT)

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