Dimitrie O. Paun dpaun at
Wed May 8 15:51:15 CDT 2002

On May 8, 2002 03:42 pm, davep wrote:

> Remember that Wine is a Unix application and must communicate with the
> operating system using Unix system calls - even if the underlying
> filesystem is FAT. Unix does not have the "Archive", "System", "Readonly"
> or "Hidden" flags so Wine cannot have them either.
> Actually, Wine sets the Readonly flag if the file permissions would prevent
> the current user from writing to the file, and the Archive bit is always
> set, but all other flags are clear.

I would argue that we should set "Hidden" if and only if the filename 
starts with '.'

What where the "Archive" and "System" bits used for?


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