`Color ls' from a bash$ window

Tim Newsham newsham@aloha.net
Wed Oct 22 23:18:00 GMT 1997

> Also, your 'no extra cost' may vary--I find that ls runs 
> noticeably slower with color enabled than it does without 
> color.  (I am running the stock b18 gnuwin32 tools--which I 

--color (like the -F option) must find out the type of each
file so it nows how to color it.  This takes more filesystem
calls than a vanilla ls.

> --John
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