.hg directory not hidden on Windows

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Sat Jun 25 17:14:46 CDT 2011

On Sat, 2011-06-25 at 17:12 -0500, Robert Altman wrote:
> Since at least 1.8.2 I've noticed that .hg folders on Windows are no longer
> hidden; last time I had checked (1.7.?), the .hg folder was hidden; is this
> intentional?  If so, what would be the reason?

Mercurial itself has never heard of the hidden bit in Windows. So if .hg
has ever been hidden for you, some other tool did it (TortoiseHg?).

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