posted by Thom Holwerda on Wed 24th Jun 2015 23:10 UTC
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It is showing hidden files (that have names starting with a dot) when invoked by root and doesn’t show them (as expected) when running as a normal user. This differs from what ls on Linux (the one coming from coreutils) does.

Why does ls behave this way?

Very interesting answer. I love stuff like this.


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