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bug#699: grep in eshell incorrect


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#699: grep in eshell incorrect
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 21:54:29 +0300

> Cc: address@hidden,
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> From: xah lee <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 11:40:25 -0700
> 
> So, possibly the eshell's "ls" command forming multiple columns is a  
> bad design. Because after all it is supposed to emulate the unix  
> shell behavior and "ls | grep xyz" is common idiom.

Yes, it _is_ supposed to emulate a Unix shell.  But I just tried that
same pipe both on GNU/Linux and on MS-Windows, and in both cases "ls"
still forms multiple columns even in a pipe.  So I don't see anything
wrong with how Eshell's "ls" works.







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