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Re: strange behaviour of 'ls'
- From: Thomas Wolff <towo at towo dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2016 23:22:29 +0200
- Subject: Re: strange behaviour of 'ls'
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Am 08.04.2016 um 20:52 schrieb Achim Gratz:
I was just discussing some background, pointing out this is an upstream
Thomas Wolff writes:
Like for grep which now barfs out when a character isnât recognized in
the current encoding (and grep doesnât even provide an environment
variable to override this mis-feature), these assumedly-modern
upstream changes are a nuisance.
You are barking up the wrng tree, please take that upstream.
I wouldn't ask the maintainer for a change with such an impact without
discussing it in the community first, of course everybody can set up
their own environment anyway.
For ls at least, it can be fixed with the environment variable
QUOTING_STYLE but that isnât even mentioned in the manual page!%Ââ
â Poor old Unix tradition fades away.
What about adding
to /etc/profile as a fix?
No, but you're free to do whatever you wish in /etc/profile.d (or lobby
the coreutils maintiner to provide it with the package, although I'd
suggest that it shouldn't get installed by default).
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