File mode badly shown in smbclient (want DAHR,---R,---- etc)

Martin Pool mbp at
Wed Jan 2 22:29:01 GMT 2002

On 27 Dec 2001, "Christopher R. Hertel" <crh at> wrote:
> > 4) Let's not brake other programs.
> > 	ls -l could use a new experimental output format...
> > 	or maybe the output format could be set by user?
> > 
> > 	Let me choose the output field separator (ascii character/string)
> > 	or the contents to be included.
> Now *that* is good thinking.  It would be much easier to add a new command
> or option than it would be to change the output of an existing command
> without breaking other stuff. 

What about adding a -Q (or --quote-name) option like GNU ls?  

Martin, February 2002, Brisbane, Australia

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