One billion files on Linux
Posted Aug 24, 2010 0:59 UTC (Tue) by roelofs
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there is an option to tell ls not to bother sorting the output (-N IIRC) and I've found that to be significant in many cases.
I think you mean -f (at least for GNU ls). -N has something to do with quoting, according to ls --help. I've used the former but not the latter, AFAIR.
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