Re: cygwin not showing afp files since update
- Date: Thu, 3 May 2018 13:15:31 -0500
- From: Franz Joseph Bowman <franz.j.bowman@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: cygwin not showing afp files since update
More information. It looks like Temporary files are created when
using Print To File from Adobe.
I went back and looked at old Postscript and AFP files created that
way and Cygwin cannot see them when listing the directory or perl
globbing. When specifying the whole filename, ls does see the file.
Please email me if you have any help at franz D-O-T j D-O-T bowman A-T
rrd D-O-T com
Joe Bowman | Lead Programmer, BCS App Dev | RR Donnelley
1550 Lakeway Drive Ste 600 | Lewisville, TX 75057
On Thu, May 3, 2018 at 11:27 AM, Joe Bowman wrote:
> It looks like the program that created them is putting the T attribute
> which means Temporary.
> I don't think this used to hide them in cygwin but now it does.
> Is this by design? My coworker is using 32 bit Cygwin and is having
> the same issue.
> On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 4:57 PM, Joe Bowman wrote:
>> # Since we updated to 2-10-0.1, something in cygwin makes some files
>> hidden in some cases.
>> # Just listing with the name works
>> $ ls -n RSC0388_618C5.afp
>> -rw-rw-rw-+ 1 1558598 1049089 198483 May 2 14:15 RSC0388_618C5.afp
>> $ ls RSC0388_618C5.afp
>> The filesystem globbing when using ls does not see the same file
>> $ ls *.afp
>> ls: cannot access '*.afp': No such file or directory
>> # if I copy the file in cygwin the user name and domain are different
>> and now I am allowed to see them
>> $ cp RSC0388_618C5.afp my_RSC0388_618C5.afp
>> $ ls -n *.afp
>> -rw-rw-r--+ 1 544 1049089 198483 May 2 15:50 my_RSC0388_618C5.afp
>> This was in 64 bit cygwin. I installed an old 32 bit cygwin alongside
>> and it sees the files.
>> Please help.
>> Joe Bowman | Lead Programmer, BCS App Dev | RR Donnelley
>> franz _DOT_ j _DOT_ bowman _AT_ rrd _DOT_ com
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