SUMMARY: ls with no sort

From: Graham Leggett (
Date: Fri Aug 28 1998 - 05:24:47 CDT

Hi all,

Thanks for the quick responses to the following question:

"How does one list files using "ls" listed as found on the disk, and not
sorted in any way?"

Responses from:

Casper Dik <casper@holland.Sun.COM>
Roger Burroughes <> (David Mitchell)

The correct answer is:

"ls -f"

Under than ls man page, this does actually appear, I overlooked it -
perhaps the use of the word "unsorted" in there might have been a better

     -f Force each argument to be interpreted as a directory
          and list the name found in each slot. This option
          turns off -l, -t, -s, and -r, and turns on - a; the
          order is the order in which entries appear in the


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