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Re: Changing Windows "hidden" and "system" attributes?
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According to Lloyd Zusman on 10/27/2006 5:49 AM:
>>> 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...
> I was mentioning _extensions_ to the chmod command, not the standard
> Linux syntax. The cygwin ps command has the "-W, --windows" extension,
> and I was commenting on the fact that the cygwin chmod command doesn't
> have anything similar that might deal with Windows-specific file attributes.
I'm not going to write such an extension to chmod. But
http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PTC - if you want to write it, I will consider
adding it to coreutils.
Life is short - so eat dessert first!
Eric Blake email@example.com
volunteer cygwin coreutils maintainer
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