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Re: bin/43751: ls -L returns wrong exit code
The following reply was made to PR bin/43751; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Valeriy E. Ushakov" <uwe%stderr.spb.ru@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/43751: ls -L returns wrong exit code
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2010 00:08:47 +0400
On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 11:37:11 -0700, john heasley wrote:
> Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 06:25:02PM +0000, Valeriy E. Ushakov:
> > The following reply was made to PR bin/43751; it has been noted by GNATS.
> > On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 10:12:11 -0700, john heasley wrote:
> > > -static void display(FTSENT *, FTSENT *);
> > > +static void display(FTSENT *, FTSENT *, int);
> > Instead of passing options around, just introduce a global variable
> > for the -L flag.
> ok, after that, you're ok with this change?
> > Might be a good time to add -H support too.
> meaning this (from solaris)?
> -H If an argument is a symbolic link that refer-
> ences a directory, this option evaluates the
> file information and file type of the directory
> that the link references, rather than those of
> the link itself. However, the name of the link
> is displayed, rather than the referenced direc-
Yes. Or this:
Hmm, actually... From my cursory glance through the code -L vs. -H
should translate into different "options" for command line args, so
may be passing "options" (or at least something that indicates logical
vs. physical) to display() is a better approach.
Thanks for bearing with my drive-by nitpicking...
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