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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • those ._ files are (I think) your mac saving the resource forks for the files. On an HFS volume, those would be stored in the resource fork of the file. On non-HFS volumes, the mac creates a ._ file in which to store the resource fork. You'll typically encounter this when your mac has mounted some PC or Unix volume, or when you've formated some partition as UFS or something.

    You can delete them immediately before packaging for distribution (or incorporate that into your packaging script). Another option wou