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ls -help not accurate

From: John Bowling
Subject: ls -help not accurate
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2008 08:20:02 -0700
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ls -d
returns only '.'
Per your faq this is the designed in operation

ls --help
does not reflect that operation:

  -d, --directory            list directory entries instead of contents,
                               and do not dereference symbolic links

For that result it should read
  -d, --directory            lists base directory entry only instead of

There is no way to get directory entries  (plural or multiple levels)
with just -d
making that description of -d very inaccurate.

Thanks, John

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