[hfs-user] Format of '._' files on non-HFS(+) disks?

Mark Day mday@apple.com
Thu, 27 Jun 2002 08:35:58 -0700


On Thursday, June 27, 2002, at 07:10 AM, James Pearson wrote:

> Does anyone know where I can find out the layout of the files with 
> names
> starting with '._' that are created when an HFS/HFS+ file is copied to 
> a
> UFS, NFS etc file system?

It should be the second file of an AppleDouble pair.  A quick search on 
Google found the following link:

<http://www.lazerware.com/formats/Specs/AppleSingle_AppleDouble.pdf>

-Mark