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Re: [PATCH] glob: add shopt globmtimesort to sort globs by mtime

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [PATCH] glob: add shopt globmtimesort to sort globs by mtime
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 11:40:57 -0500
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On 11/16/22 12:35 PM, Evan Gates wrote:
On Mon Nov 14, 2022 at 1:00 PM MST, Chet Ramey wrote:
On 10/3/22 2:56 PM, Evan Gates wrote:

There is currently no good way to sort files by mtime in the shell.
It's possible to do so with an ls that supports -t, but parsing ls is

Thanks for the patch. There are some good things here, usable stuff, but I
think I'll look at a more general approach for the next version.

If you're taking care of it, that's awesome.

Whatever I come up with will appear in the devel branch. I haven't started
any `next version development' cycle yet, though.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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