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This command won't delete resource forks from an HFS file system, only from file systems that don't natively support resource forks.
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For each dir, dot_clean recursively merges all ._* files with their cor-
responding native files according to the rules specified with the given
arguments. By default, if there is an attribute on the native file that
is also present in the ._ file, the most recent attribute will be used.
If no operands are given, a usage message is output. If more than one
directory is given, directories are merged in the order in which they are
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