[R-SIG-Mac] hidden files and directories

peter dalgaard pdalgd at gmail.com
Tue Aug 6 14:55:21 CEST 2013

On Aug 6, 2013, at 08:06 , Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

>> Those files would both be invisible when using the Finder.app unless you used ls in a terminal session, but I guess you figured that out
> invisible *by default*: it is a Finder setting.

They're trying their damndest to hide it, though. It's only settable by "defaults write ..." in a Terminal. (And if you know how to do that, you might as well be using "ls".) 

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