[rescue] Mainframe on eBay

Phil Stracchino 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?

 Phil Stracchino       phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
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