On Friday, August 5, 2005 7:18 pm, Tobi Vollebregt wrote:
> I've created the attached *untested* patch which adds UDS_HIDDEN to =


> the UDSAtomTypes. With UDS_HIDDEN it is possible to override the
> default behaviour of treating only dotfiles (leading dot) as hidden
> files.


Very intersting. You may want to take a look at my patch on =

http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3D3212 which was never noticed by any =

developers but adds the option to hide files based on a glob patterns inste=
ad =

of just dotfiles. This is against KFileDialog & KDirLister rather than KIO =

though.

> Another use
> would be actual hiding of supposed-to-be-hidden FAT files.


This is a good idea- but it could cause some confusion among users who only =

expect only dotfiles to be hidden. I also don't know if UNIX drivers even =

support reading the "hidden" attribute from FAT filesystems. If they don't, =

then there is no real reason to have yet another UDSAtom type, and we shoul=
d =

concentrate on KDirLister instead.

-Luke Sandell
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