Re: nautilus & hidden files

Alexander Larsson <alexl <at>> writes:
> On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 18:55 +0200, yelo_3 wrote:
> > > This is in fact already half-done. Since 2.22 nautilus picks up the
> > > hidden attribute from gio, so all that is needed is for gio to pick up
> > > the hidden attribute from the filesystem. However, I don't know how to
> > > do this for e.g. ntfs.
> > 
> > That's good! we should write to gio mailing list so!
> There really isn't a special list for gio. We mostly use bugzilla and
> the gtk-devel-list. But I'm the gio maintainer too, so no need to tell
> me about this again. :)
> If you want to get this working it would help a lot if you did some
> research on how an application can get this information from the ntfs
> fuse filesystem.

NTFS-3G tries hard to do everything the standard way, so no special 
casings are needed. However this support was never requested earlier, 
so it wasn't done yet.

How is the hidden file attribute queried for other file systems?

Thanks,   Szaka


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