Subject: Re: mergemaster
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: John F. Woods <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/14/2001 13:20:07
> I've been think the past month or more that it would be good to either add
> options to ls(1) or chmod(1) to output the current file modes in octal or
> create another simple tool to do it.

How about an ls that takes a format string, much like "date +format"?
(Unfortunately, I think ls is already out of letters for new switches... ;-)