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Re: null separated ls output option

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: null separated ls output option
Date: Wed, 31 May 2017 21:45:08 -0700
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On 31/05/17 15:24, address@hidden wrote:
> Hello
> Please consider accepting this patch I wrote which adds a new -0 feature 
> to ls.
> This emits the entries separated by null bytes (similar to 
> /proc/$PID/cmdline) which creates a completely unambiguous and simple 
> output format that doesn't involve any quotation or escaping (like ls -1 
> and ls -Q1) by using a separator which cannot occur inside a filename 
> (\0). Inside emacs eshell for example, the output is nicely human 
> readable with the null separator displayed as ^@.

Thanks for the patch.
This was previously discussed as referenced at:


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