[fpc-pascal] Warning: Symbol "faHidden" is not portable

wkitty42 at windstream.net wkitty42 at windstream.net
Fri Jul 19 17:20:00 CEST 2019

On 7/19/19 7:45 AM, James Richters wrote:
> What does  'Warning: Symbol "faHidden" is not portable' mean exactly?  I’m
> using it with FindFirst and FindNext,  I'm just wondering if there is a
> better way of getting directory information that includes hidden and excludes
> hidden files in a better way that would not generate this warning.  The Fact
> that there is a warning about it indicates to me that there must be a better
> way.
what OS? some OSes do not have hidden attribute like DOS and winwhatever... for 
example, on most *nix, they use dot files which are generally specifically not 
listed unless special steps are taken to show them... a "dot file" is one that 
the filename starts with a dot...

   eg: .dirindex

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