[rescue] Mainframe on eBay

Kevin Loch kloch at gurunet.net
Mon Sep 26 15:23:59 CDT 2005

der Mouse wrote:
> Maybe in most cases.  I recently had to work with Fedora and Red Hat,
> and I was unable to find any way to make ls sort names the way I'm used
> to, ie, simple machine collating order on the filename - it insisted on
> doing a case-folding alphabetic sort ignoring, possibly among other
> things, leading dots.  Worst of all, there is no option to fix it, or
> at least the manpage shows none.  (I loathe the colour goop too, but
> that at least is relatively easy to get rid of.)

That and whatever vi replacement (vim?) try's ever so hard to protect
me from scary ^M's.  What an incredible PITA.

- Kevin

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