On Friday 23 October 2009 11:40:45 PaulNM wrote: > On Fri, 2009-10-23 at 11:05 -0500, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote: > > On Friday 23 October 2009 09:23:31 PaulNM wrote: > > > The problem is the date info sometimes switches from the time of day to > > > the year or the other way around. > > From the SUSv2 description of the 'ls' utility: > > Thanks for telling me about SUSv2. I've installed susv2 and susv3 now > and will look them over. > > > From the manpage for GNU 'ls': > > --time-style=STYLE > > I was well aware of this option, the problem was that the time display > seemed to be changing randomly, even when the options were unchanged. > The ls manpage makes no mention whatsoever about date/time field changes > based on how old the timestamp is. Yeah, they *really* should have mentioned what a "recent" timestamp was in the description on --time-style. > That "feature" should really be mentioned in the man page, or at least a > pointer to more information. I agree. I actually reference most of the commands I use in the SUS first and hit the GNU/Linux manpage later. The former generally has more details and the information there is more portable. -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. email@example.com ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/
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