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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: coreutils-6.10-1
Eric Blake <ebb9 <at> byu.net> writes:
> The cost of stat'ing a known symlink (which may involve spinning up a disk or
> doing a network access) just to color its target was deemed too expensive for
> the default. Coreutils 6.11 is due out this week, with no change in
> but perhaps for 6.12, upstream can add a option to dircolors/ls that requests
> coloring symlink targets in spite of the increased cost of the stat.
Also, you can use ls -F to force the stat, and hence the coloring.
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