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Re: Did I find a Bug in /bin/ls or in bash?


From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Did I find a Bug in /bin/ls or in bash?
Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 23:05:31 -0700
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According to Robert K. Nelson on 2/6/2007 7:51 AM:
> I am running SuSE 10.2.  When I type the command:
> 
> /bin/ls [A-B]*
> 
> it lists all files starting with "b" but none starting with "a".

This is not a bug, but is due to your choice of locale, and its choice of
collating sequences.  Try exporting LC_ALL=C to see the difference.

> coreutils-6.4-10
> bash-3.1-55

Consider upgrading.  coreutils is at 6.7, and bash at 3.2.

- --
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!

Eric Blake             address@hidden
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