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From Mario Ivankovits <>
Subject Re: [net] ftp and hidden files in directory listing
Date Tue, 08 Nov 2005 13:13:24 GMT
Steve Cohen wrote:
>> What options do I have to issue a "LIST -a" instead of "LIST"?
>> Or are you interesed in an patch which adds a method 
>> "FTPClient.setListHiddenFiles()"?
> Hmm.  This is a new issue and should probably be logged as such.  I 
> wasn't aware that FTP under windows behaved that way.  Under unix, 
> files are listed without regard to permission.  And read-only files 
> are not the same thing as hidden files (although Windows FTP may be 
> treating them as such).  Sounds like a bug in Windows FTP.
No, sorry, was a mistake by the user - he meant "hidden files".
> This issue requires further discussion although we would be interested 
> in your patch.
Ok, I'll start by openening a bugzilla ticket and creating a patch for it.


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