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Re: standards/46956: "ls -A" violates POSIX-2008

The following reply was made to PR bin/46956; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Aleksey Cheusov <>
To: Christos Zoulas <>
Subject: Re: standards/46956: "ls -A" violates POSIX-2008
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 15:37:37 +0300

 > This is a job for $POSIXLY_CORRECT...
 When I said that -A always enabled for root user violates POSIX
 I made a mistake. Sorry for noise.
 Implementation-defined "condition" are explicitely allowed.
    Filenames beginning with a <period> ( '.' ) and any associated
 information shall not
    be written out unless explicitly referenced, the -A or -a option is
 supplied, or an
   implementation-defined condition causes them to be written.
 I think it is useless but if it exists since 1979...

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