[OpenAFS] Re: more newbie questions
Fri, 23 Feb 2007 06:23:07 -0600
On Thu, 22 Feb 2007 at 19.18.22 -0600, Christopher D. Clausen wrote:
> Jason Edgecombe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Jonathan Dobbie wrote:
> >> As a last question, completely out of left field, does anyone know if
> >> AFS stores apple metadata? I've seen some references to it doing so
> >> in Apple Double files, but nothing concrete.
> > I'm not sure, but apple tends to store resource metadata for filename
> > in ._filename when the filesystem doesn't support resource forks
> > natively.
> The ._ "AppleDouble" files do indeed get created in AFS. Along with
> .DS_Store files.
> Does anyone know how to prevent their creation? They cause problems for
> other apps when trying to do things like import *.mp3 in various apps.
$ defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores true
$ cp ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.desktopservice.plist /Library/Preferences
Second step sets it for all users on the machine and is optional.