Doug Barton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> A couple months ago an improvement was added to the color support of ls
> to use a wider variety of colors, indicated by alphabet characters
> instead of numbers. While I think this is a good change, it included a
> warning when users have the old style numeric flags in their LSCOLORS
> variable. I think this is a mistake, and needlessly places another
> barrier for users coming into -current. Since the support for the old
> style color flags is practically free, I'd like to suggest that rather
> than warning the user, we simply continue to support the old flags, and
> indicate that they are deprecated in the man page.
Deprecated features should generate warnings. See the Committers
Guide (8.3) for details. The change to the manual is correct though.
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