Subject: Re: new option for ls(1): opposite of -q
To: Dieter Baron <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/09/2001 17:36:01
On Wed, 9 May 2001, Dieter Baron wrote:
>   Any objections to this change?

-Q is used on (some?) Linux already:

       -Q, --quote-name
              enclose entry names in double quotes

If you really want to see control chars, how about doing:
ls | cat? 

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>