[fpc-devel] Re: FindFirst under Linux doesn't set faHidden
graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 12:04:34 CEST 2007
faSymLink also seem to never be set. Same issue as faHidden.
On 16/08/07, Graeme Geldenhuys <graemeg.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> As per the documentation:
> The file is hidden. (On unix, this means that the filename starts
> with a dot)
> I've tried this today using FPC 2.1.5 and faHidden doesn't seem to be set, ever.
> Below is a list of files I tested on under Linux. I first printed the
> filename found by FindFirst/FindNext and then I printed True or False
> if the faHidden attribute was set. As you can see even for files with
> the '.' (dot) prefix, the faHidden is never set.
> .. FALSE
> .svn FALSE
> units FALSE
> . FALSE
> filegrid.lpr FALSE
> filegrid.lps FALSE
> filegrid.compiled FALSE
> filegrid.lpi FALSE
> filegrid FALSE
> .I_should_be_hidden FALSE
> I know unix OS's don't have a real notion of 'hidden' files, but it is
> a standard to treat dot prefix files as hidden. The FPC documentation
> mentions that and Kylix treated it like that as well.
> Can anybody else confirm this, before I submit a bug report?
> Oh, and here is the function I use to test the attribute:
> // Example: HasAttrib(sr.Attr, faHidden) returns True if faHidden was set.
> function HasAttrib(fileAttrib, testAttrib: Integer): Boolean;
> Result := (fileAttrib and testAttrib) <> 0;
> - Graeme -
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