[OS X TeX] OT: bogus Snow Leopard file over-writing warning

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Aug 3 23:30:43 CEST 2011

On Aug 3, 2011, at 3:16 PM, William Adams wrote:

> On Aug 3, 2011, at 4:01 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> It is entirely possible that what looks like copying one file could actually be copying that file with a hidden file too!? And of course ``some'' could be all!? :-)
> ._dstore files aren't worth the Finder being concerned about.


.DS_Store files hold information about a folder's setup. But there can be a hidden file, I think called ._thisfile, associated with thisfile which holds metadata for that file.

>> What kind of file system is being used on the network drive?
> NTFS32 --- it's a Windows server.
> William

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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