|Subject:||Re: suggestion for 'ls' coreutil, comma'd filesizes in -l output|
|Date:||Wed, 5 Jun 2013 10:03:41 -0700|
> But this is actually a GOOD thing! It means that your interactive shell> usage (typically under something like LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8) isI hadn't thought of that. Good points.
> human-friendly, while your scripts (at least robust scripts, such as
> ./configure scripts generated by autoconf) can force the locale to be
> sane so that they aren't dealing with unexpected input (not that 'ls -l'
> output is very reliable to parse in the first place, but it would be
> even less reliable with thousands separators).
Personally I don't use the thousands separators. I use ls -h most of
the time to get readable human output. A personal preference.
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