I demand that Henning Makholm may or may not have written... [snip] > But I don't think I have ever used ls from an interactive shell _without_ > the -a flag. I use -A rather than -a - it filters out "." and "..". -- | Darren Salt | linux or ds at | nr. Ashington, | Toon | RISC OS, Linux | youmustbejoking,demon,co,uk | Northumberland | Army | + Buy less and make it last longer. INDUSTRY CAUSES GLOBAL WARMING. Beware the thirty-first of November.