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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
> 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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