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ls sort order bug

From: Matthew Vanecek
Subject: ls sort order bug
Date: 13 Nov 2002 20:45:54 -0600

The ls man page advertises that ls will "Sort entries alphabetically if
none of -cftuSUX" are specified.  -a is supposed to show the .

The bug is that the . files/directories are intermixed with the other
files/directories, and that lower case and upper case files/directories
are intermixed.  To sort alphabetically, the . files must come first,
followed by Upper case files, followed by lower case files.
I cannot find a combination of options that outputs the expected

Matthew Vanecek <address@hidden>

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