Indeed. "Let's see, is /usr/local/bin/frob the one I compiled afterQuote:> Well Ethan, "ls" checks the year field of the dates for the file:
> 2) if the file is from previous years, then only display the year,
> since the time would be more or less useless.
fixing /usr/local/src/fro*.c? Or have we been using the wrong one
for the last year or so?"
% ls -l /usr/local/bin/frob /usr/local/src/fro*.c
-rwxr-xr-x 2 uucp root 12736 Sep 22 1988 /usr/local/bin/frob
-rw-r--r-- 2 uucp root 1981 Sep 22 1988 /usr/local/src/fro*.c
I swear at "ls" about once a week for hiding that sort of thing from me,
then use "list" or "le" (depending on the system I'm on).
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