ls.exe shows windows system hidden files
Randall R Schulz
Mon Dec 2 17:23:00 GMT 2002
I suppose that would be an adequate basis for constructing something with
the effect I imagined.
Realistically, if I cared about being able to do this, I'd probably wrap
the Windows "attrib" command in a script that would allow it to accept
Cygwin's POSIX paths and to allow it to act like "find" with a hypothetical
"--attrib" option. In other words, to list only those files bearing a
particular attribute pattern.
Fortunately, I've never had to care about this and the Windows "attrib"
command is barely in my working vocabulary, which is no doubt why I didn't
think of it instead of suggesting a new tool.
Mountain View, CA USA
At 17:13 2002-12-02, you wrote:
>On Mon, Dec 02, 2002 at 01:39:58PM -0800, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> >Perhaps a utility analogous to "getfacl" and "setfacl" for
> >Windows-specific file system properties is in order. If done properly,
> >it could be used by those few who need to restrict output of other
> >commands w.r.t. to Windows properties not otherwise accessible in
>What's wrong with an 'attrib' wrapper using cygpath? That's not much
>work at all.
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