The output of ls

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Jul 27 20:51:37 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 02:10:56PM -0600, Andrew Falanga wrote:
> On 7/27/07, Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 01:57:54PM -0600, Andrew Falanga wrote:
> >
> > RTFM ;-)
> Ouch!  I deserved that one.  Thanks.

No problem ;-)

> This is really going to hurt (me
> that is), but the reason I didn't find it in the manual is because the
> manual page I read was on Linux.  Before asking the question here, I
> wanted to make sure that FreeBSD's 'ls -lR' worked in the same manner.
>  I didn't think to read the manual pages for FreeBSD before posting.
> Honestly, yet another reason I've ultimately decided I don't care for
> Linux.  The documentation is rather poor compared to FreeBSD.

Yes, the consistently excellent quality of documentation (manpages,
handbook, etc), is one of FreeBSD's strong points.

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