[RFD, PATCH]: Set "hidden" attribute when creating files/dirs/symlinks with trailing dot

Kazuhiro Fujieda fujieda@jaist.ac.jp
Mon Nov 12 05:22:00 GMT 2001


>>> On Mon, 12 Nov 2001 01:41:16 +0100
>>> Corinna Vinschen <cygwin-patches@cygwin.com> said:

> I thought it would be a good idea to ask for your opinion on that
> patch first.

I think it is a good idea.

I guess you would take account of it, the Samba server has a
similar feature. I enjoy it when I look into my home directory
on UNIX with the Windows explorer. It can prevent 124 dotted
files in the directory from bothering me.
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  | HOKURIKU  Center for Information Science
o_/ 1990      Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology



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