Unhide /Users in 10.9.3

[Further Edit] The below was fixed by Apple. ┬áThis is no longer necessary, but I’ll leave it here incase the ideas help someone. [/Further Edit]

[Edit] So the below doesn’t actually work. Something changes the permissions and hidden flag after my launch daemon runs. I added a check of the files (just ls > to a file) and they get set correctly but by the time I am logged in something has changed it back. [/edit]

The recent 10.9.3 update has made a strange change for a number of OS X users. ┬áThe directory that holds everyone’s home folder, /Users, has been hidden along with the /Users/Shared folder. Continue reading