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Re: Change in ls -l time stamp display?



Ian Malone wrote:
On 17/07/07, Gordon Messmer <yinyang eburg com> wrote:
Sjoerd Mullender wrote:
> Christian Menzel wrote:
>> The easier way would be setting LC_TIME to "en_US:en", so other apps
>> show the time as well in your preferred format.
>
> This doesn't work so hot if you have UTF-8 encoded file names. I get ??
> for those characters.  If I set LC_ALL="en_US.UTF-8" in addition the
> characters are displayed correctly.

For which characters?  The date output should be all ASCII characters,
so it should be valid UTF-8 encoded data.

N.B. "UTF-8 encoded _file names_" (my emphasis).

OK, then, why would setting LC_TIME="en_US:en" affect the display of your filenames?


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