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Re: Exclude System entries with "ls" or "find"




On 2018-12-18 01:13, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Dec 17 16:46, Steven Penny wrote:
>> Compare Cygwin:
>>    $ ls -1 -N /cygdrive/c
>>    $Recycle.Bin
>>    cygwin64
>>    Documents and Settings
>>    pagefile.sys
>>    PerfLogs
>>    Program Files
>>    Program Files (x86)
>>    ProgramData
>>    Recovery
>>    System Volume Information
>>    Users
>>    Windows
>> With Command Prompt:
>>    > dir /A:-S C:
>>    2018-12-08  10:14 AM    <DIR>          cygwin64
>>    2009-07-13  09:20 PM    <DIR>          PerfLogs
>>    2018-12-15  06:05 PM    <DIR>          Program Files
>>    2018-12-15  05:21 PM    <DIR>          Program Files (x86)
>>    2018-10-31  06:07 PM    <DIR>          ProgramData
>>    2018-11-18  01:10 AM    <DIR>          Users
>>    2018-11-09  08:18 AM    <DIR>          Windows
>> as can be seen, Command Prompt has a way to exclude System items. Does Cygwin
>> have some way to do this, perhaps with "ls" or "find"?
> You're asking POSIX tools to recognize DOS attributes...
Could perhaps be supported as an env option
	CYGWIN=hidefileswithattributes:[SH]...
with a possibility of overriding that and seeing the files (as with . and ..)
when ls -a is specified, if SWTDI? Meanwhile CyNWin (no more than CyNUX).

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