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Re: Changing Windows "hidden" and "system" attributes?
- From: Thorsten Kampe <thorsten at thorstenkampe dot de>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 18:47:32 +0100
- Subject: Re: Changing Windows "hidden" and "system" attributes?
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* Lloyd Zusman (Thu, 26 Oct 2006 11:31:39 +0000 (UTC))
> Aside from using "cmd /c attrib", is there a way in cygwin for me to
> change the Windows "hidden" or "system" attributes of a file?
Yes, "attrib" (without the "cmd /c")
> There don't seem to be any extensions to chmod that will accomplish
There is no concept of hidden or system as a file attribute in Linux.
It's achieved via a leading dot in the file name...
> and I'm wondering if there is a cygwin-specific utility that I might
> be able to use for this purpose.
Why should there be one?!
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