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 /usr/bin/ls /usr/ucb/ls /usr/local/bin/ls
Hi Guys:
         Whats the difference between the above ls commands.

Thanks!



 Wed, 17 Jan 2007 05:32:04 GMT   
 /usr/bin/ls /usr/ucb/ls /usr/local/bin/ls
sun...@gmail.com (Sunjit) writes in comp.unix.solaris:
|         Whats the difference between the above ls commands.

/usr/bin/ls & /usr/ucb/ls come with the OS.  The man page explains
the differences (/usr/bin uses the SysV flags, /usr/ucb uses the ucb
flags - they're not compatible, for instance -g on /usr/ucb/ls means
"add group name to -l format", while on /usr/bin/ls it means "remove
group name from -l format").

/usr/local/bin/ls does not come with the OS, so it's whatever you've
installed locally (likely GNU ls).

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 Wed, 17 Jan 2007 05:55:54 GMT   
 /usr/bin/ls /usr/ucb/ls /usr/local/bin/ls

What do their man pages say?

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 Wed, 17 Jan 2007 08:58:50 GMT   
 /usr/bin/ls /usr/ucb/ls /usr/local/bin/ls
At Fri, 30 Jul 2004 21:55:54 +0000 (UTC), Alan Coopersmith <al...@alum.calberkeley.org> writes:

There are two other 'ls' implementations too, at least in Solaris 9:

/usr/bin/sparcv9/ls  -- 64-bit ls
/usr/xpg4/bin/ls     -- POSIX-compatible ls

You might want to be using /usr/bin/sparcv9/ls on any modern Sparc
system with a 64-bit OS, as it should handle files with large
timestamps correctly; /usr/bin/ls doesn't.  I hope the Opteron-based
systems will also have a 64-bit 'ls', whenever their 64-bit OSes are
released.

Or you could build and install a 64-bit GNU "ls" as /usr/local/bin/ls
(which would be even better :-).



 Wed, 17 Jan 2007 09:14:28 GMT   
 /usr/bin/ls /usr/ucb/ls /usr/local/bin/ls

On s10 (at least) there is also /usr/xpg6/bin/ls

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 Sat, 20 Jan 2007 21:53:54 GMT   
 
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