Re: /bin/ls is impure!
Previously Pekka Lampila wrote:
> Actually it's not.
Actually it is, your shell probably just sets COLUMNS dynamically instead of
using it as a normal environment vairable.
> Obviously purity shouldn't change these values.
No, purity can't change the environment settings for its parent process
(your shell) unless it messes around with ptrace, which it does not do.
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