Re: [dev] [ls] reform ls

From: Quentin Rameau <>
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:19:03 +0200

> To be clear, in my opinion -f should ignore -r and suppress the total
> block count for -lgnos, and take a 'fast track' function where it just
> prints directory entries as it encounters them, rather than reading
> them all into memory and waiting until the end before (not) sorting
> them and printing them all out at once.

We could do that, I'm not sure that the speed and memory gain would
be that much interesting though.

> Otherwise why have the flag at all?

Well, for having files listed in the directory order, as stated. You don't
always want to list sorted files.
Received on Sun Apr 19 2015 - 17:19:03 CEST

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