Samuel Thibault wrote:
That's a common pitfall, yes.
Kinda expected that answer.. oh well.. No big deal really !
stat will trigger the translator. ls /dev does not stat, since it justDuh.. of course.. I should have known ! (It kind of would have surprised me that 'ls -l' would 'open' the file - too many possible and unwanted side effects !).gives the content of the directory, not the contained inodes.