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bug#22696: ls output changes considered unacceptable

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: bug#22696: ls output changes considered unacceptable
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2016 22:06:03 -0500

On 17 Feb 2016 01:41, isabella parakiss wrote:
> On 2/17/16, Ruediger Meier <address@hidden> wrote:
> > As already said in practice it is already configurable by different kind
> > of distro-specific techniques or shell aliases. For example openSUSE
> > has envvar LS_OPTIONS. Maybe we could support such LS_OPTIONS variable
> > officially.
> Please no.
> It's painful to write a script that has to fight its environment to use
> tools with their default behaviour.
> Fighting against GREP_OPTIONS is already extremely annoying.

it's already done -- export QUOTING_STYLE to control default behavior

people should generally be avoiding ls in scripting anyways ...
there is `find` and shell globs to cover most cases.

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