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Re: dired alignment

From: Peter Whaite
Subject: Re: dired alignment
Date: Fri, 07 May 2004 10:55:13 -0400

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
> >     That's a side effect of recent changes in coreutils.  Columns in the
> >     output of ls are now expanded only to the extend needed to keep the 
> > whole
> >     output aligned, so when listing only one file the whitespace between
> >     columns will be minimal.
> > This is not good.  Should I ask the coreutils developer to change this?
> I doubt you'll be able to convince him.  It's a good feature: no fixed
> predefined column sizes, it's all automatically adjusted.

Shouldn't the --dired switch do the right thing?

Peter Whaite (http://whaite.ca)

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