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    SubjectRe: isofs unhide option: troubles with Wine
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    Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.4.44.0206031204540.3833-100000@hawkeye.luckynet.adm>
    By author: Thunder from the hill <thunder@ngforever.de>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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    > Hi,
    >
    > On 3 Jun 2002, Jeremy White wrote:
    > > possible rather than impossible. Question is - why was hide the default
    > > and what was that decision based upon ?
    >
    > Supposedly, someone wanted it _really_ hidden. I can't currently think of
    > another sane reason, I don't know if you can and it's just these
    > headaches. However, what's the advantage in disappearing files?
    >
    > I suggest making them readable, but not listed.
    >

    No, I think that's a bad idea. Make them listed, but make it possible
    to query the attribute flags.

    -hpa
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