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Re: Documentation discrepancy for ls -f

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Documentation discrepancy for ls -f
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 20:11:01 +0100
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address@hidden (Niels Möller) writes:

> why the option character 'f' (force) is selected for that.

That 'f' probably stands for 'fast' (from the days when sorting was deemed


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