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Re: loss of ascii-betizing?

From: Thomas Schwinge
Subject: Re: loss of ascii-betizing?
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 17:53:07 +0200
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On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 04:13:58PM -0500, Paul Garrett wrote:
> Dear GNU.org,
> In the new RedHat/Fedora, "ls" no longer ASCII-betizes, but
> alphabetizes, and even ignores leading dots, so dotfiles are mixed in
> among other files.
> Is this a feature?

Yes it is.
You can control ls' (and other programs') behaviour setting LC_COLLATE.
Have a look at your libc's documentation for further information.

You most probably want to use
$ export LC_COLLATE


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