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SubjectRe: Linux Makefile uses 'ls', causes problems with color-ls (PATCH)
Meelis Roos <> said:
> On Wed, 31 Mar 1999, Meelis Roos wrote:
> > RBJ> The main Makefile uses 'ls' to 'Make modules_install' If you have
> > RBJ> color-ls installed, this will fail.

> > Why? This must be a misconfiguration of color-ls. IIRC color-ls should
> > output color to a tty _only_ by default, and normal output goes to pipes
> > unless you force it to output color always. At least the color-ls that I
> > use on my RH 5.2 system behaves so.

I've got an alias for ls that just puts color iff the output is a tty. If
some ls does otherwise, it is broken. Period.

> > The patch itself seems to be a good thing - one less thing to depend

Shesh... if you can't depend on ls...
Horst von Brand
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