[rescue] Mainframe on eBay
phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Mon Sep 26 15:57:04 CDT 2005
der Mouse wrote:
>>GNU tools are mostly compatible with BSD/Sun/SvR4 commands, and
>>usually only differ in offering optional extensions.
> 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.
Good god. What did deadrat do to gnu ls to break it that badly?
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