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AW: How to make "ls" as quick as a Windows "dir"?
> The best thing to do is to skip any flags for 'ls'. If
> cygwin has to open
> the file to fill in a particular piece of data, you're going
> to see significant
> delays on a slow file-system/driver.
So the difference is, that "ls -l" openes all files, reading in all bytes to count them;
while Windows "dir" gets the file size from the directory?
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