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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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