Re: patch that implements a ~/.hidden-all feature

On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 22:25, Joergen Scheibengruber wrote:
> Hi,
> I just wrote a little patch that implements a "global" .hidden-file
> (~/.hidden-all). This is basically the same as .hidden, only that it's
> content applies to all folders.
> For the patch and more details:
> It would be nice to get some comments and I would of course appreciate
> if it could get included :-)
> Regards,
> Jörgen
> PS: I'm not on the list

I'm not sure this is useful enough to be of general interest. Also, the
global coverage of something like that strikes me as being a bit
dangerous. It could cause unexpected issues.

Also, the patch reads the file synchronously on every directory read,
causing unnecessary slowdown.

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