Cannot access files and directories created in CYGWIN through WINDOWS explorer

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Nov 1 20:09:00 GMT 2007

Duffy, Garret wrote:
> Files and directories I've created within the Cygwin environment are not
> visible by any software that uses Windows Explorer to access the files.

Sounds to me like your files/directories are being created with the Windows
hidden attribute set and that you haven't configured Explorer to show you
these files/directories regardless.  Try
'attrib -H <invisible file/directory>' and see if that works.

Larry Hall                    
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