/bin/ls sorting bug?

Tim Kientzle kientzle at freebsd.org
Sat Jun 19 18:47:39 GMT 2004

Scott Mitchell wrote:
> ls(1) says that the -t option will:
>      Sort by time modified (most recently modified first) before sort-
>      ing the operands by lexicographical order.
> ... the attached patch produces the expected output.  I can commit it if there
> are no objections.

Looks good to me.  I wonder if the time sorting should
include the nanos field as well. (Mostly on FreeBSD,
the nanos field is zero, but not always.)

Of course, sorting on the (non-displayed) nanos field
could also produce such unexpected output as you describe.


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