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bug#9637: ls appends an indicator even if one is already present (--indi
bug#9637: ls appends an indicator even if one is already present (--indicator-style=classify)
Fri, 30 Sep 2011 12:44:30 -0700
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On 09/30/11 10:35, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 09/30/2011 04:42 AM, Philip Ganchev wrote:
>> "Ls --indicator-style=classify" always appends a slash to the names of
>> directories. For example:
> Correct, and this behavior is required by POSIX:
But POSIX says nothing about --indicator-style=classify.
It may be that we'd like to change --indicator-style=classify to avoid appending
redundant slashes, which are indeed annoying, while keeping -F the way it is,
to stay compatible with POSIX. Or perhaps we could add a new --indicator-style
option that would avoid appending redundant slashes. Surely either one of these
would be a valid wish-list request?