Subject: Re: backing out printescaped()
To: None <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/10/2003 09:25:22
> > Should ls(1) get the '-b' option?
> Linux and FreeBSD having that may be a reason to add it to ours too.

SYSV also uses -b (to escape unprintables)

> What do standards say?

Nought about -b, so it can be used for an implementation specific option
(of course the next version might mandate its use for something else!)


David Laight: