Re: 'ls' hangs FC6

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On Wed, 2008-04-09 at 17:15 -0400, Joe Smith wrote:
> Mark Haney wrote:
> > And yes /bin/ls --color=tty hangs.  In fact, I changed it to color=auto 
> > and THAT hangs as well.  I changed the ls alias to be just 'ls' and that 
> > works fine for all directories that were hanging  before.  But now, ls 
> > -l hangs too.  Man, this is weird.
> Both colorizing the names based on the file type and getting the file 
> metadata for a long listing require reading each file's inode, whereas 
> 'ls' showing only the name requires only reading the directory data.

If that's the case then "ls -l" should also hang. Does it?


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