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Re: Alignment bug in ls with UTF-8 filenames under Mac OS X

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: Alignment bug in ls with UTF-8 filenames under Mac OS X
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 12:11:00 +0100

Vincent Lefevre <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 2007-01-19 01:23:44 +0100, Bruno Haible wrote:
>> Apple Terminal version 1.4.6, part of MacOS X 10.3.9, is affected.
> I forgot to say. This is still not fixed in Terminal 1.5 (133) from
> Mac OS X 10.4.8.

I've checked this in:

        * coreutils.texi (ls: General output formatting): Mention the
        workarounds to accommodate the Apple Terminal bug.

diff --git a/doc/coreutils.texi b/doc/coreutils.texi
index 6fc6704..89e97d8 100644
--- a/doc/coreutils.texi
+++ b/doc/coreutils.texi
@@ -6419,6 +6419,13 @@ Assume that each tab stop is @var{cols} columns wide.  
The default is 8.
 @command{ls} uses tabs where possible in the output, for efficiency.  If
 @var{cols} is zero, do not use tabs at all.

address@hidden FIXME: remove in 2009, if Apple Terminal has been fixed for long 
+Some terminal emulators (at least Apple Terminal 1.5 (133) from Mac OS X 
+do not properly align columns to the right of a TAB following a
address@hidden byte.  If you use such a terminal emulator, use the
address@hidden option or put @code{TABSIZE=0} in your environment to tell
address@hidden to align using spaces, not tabs.
 @item -w
 @itemx address@hidden
 @opindex -w

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