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Re: ls -l format changed ?

>> I've used to use
>>   ls -l xxx | awk '{print($11)}'
>> to dereference symlinks from shell scripts.
> ...that's fundamentally broken. You *should not* depend on
> locale-dependent output. You'll have somewhat better luck depending on
> the output of the "C" locale, which is more standardized. (But such a
> dependency will still not necessarily be portable and doing this is not
> recommended.)

I always work with ru_RU.KOI8-R locale. I am aware of some locale-related 
problems. But ls -l format was not dependent on locale before today.

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