Starting in version 6.5, ObjectiveFS has some support for flags for macOS. For Linux attributes support, see this doc.
ObjectiveFS currently has partial support for append-only and immutable flags. All other flags (
hidden) can be set and cleared and are passed through to macOS.
To use ObjectiveFS with file flags, just mount your filesystem as usual and run the corresponding
ls -lO commands.
chflags to change a file’s flags and
ls -lO to list a file’s flags.
uappend to file
# chflags uappend /ofs/logfile
List the flags of file
# ls -lO /ofs/logfile -rw-r–r– 1 alice admin uappnd 653 Oct 7 17:30 /ofs/logfile
uappend from file
# chflags nouappend /ofs/logfile
hidden to file
# chflags hidden /ofs/tmpfile
by ObjectiveFS staff, November 26, 2019
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