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Re: Hidden files feature request

From: Thomas Schwinge
Subject: Re: Hidden files feature request
Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2006 17:52:32 +0100
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On Sat, Nov 25, 2006 at 10:27:19PM -0700, Bob Proulx wrote:
> Uno Engborg wrote:
> > In Gnome, MacOS-X, and in Kubuntu KDE, you can make a file hidden from
> > the desktop environment by listing it in a file called .hidden.
> > The .hidden file resides in the same directory as the files to be
> > hidden, and lists the files to be hidden as one file/line.
> >
> > Files hidden by being listed in .hidden should behave like any other
> > dot file. E.g. they should be listed with ls -a
> >
> > It would be nice if the bash shell used the same extended mechanism for
> > creating hidden files. Honoring the .hidden mechanism would allow for a
> > more consitent user experiece for peoople switching back and forth
> > between GUI and CLI environments.
> Perhaps you could explain how this new paradigm idea affects the bash
> shell?  I fail to see a connection.

He wants `echo *' to not display these files anymore and so forth, I


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