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Re: Time taken for ls -la --color=yes

>If you add the color or F switches then the CYGWIN1.DLL has to
>determine the type of file.  It will be opening every regular file
>listed and reading a line from the file in order to determine the type
>of the file.  You can imagine the overhead involved in this.

No, I guess I can't, as bash under unix does not take this long, and it would have to do the same thing.

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