hidden file detection

Fabian Steiner lists at fabis-site.net
Sat May 20 09:07:15 CEST 2006


Lenny G. wrote:
> What's the best way to do cross-platform hidden file detection?  I want
> to do something like weed-out the files that should be 'hidden' from
> os.listdir() (which would be files that start with '.' under Unix,
> files that have the hidden attribute set on windows, and whatever it is
> that makes Mac files hidden).  Is there a util or lib that does this
> for me?
> 
> Thanks,
> Gary
> 



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