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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 <cheusov%tut.by@localhost>
To: Christos Zoulas <christos%zoulas.com@localhost>
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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