Why does ls require a separate process for its execution? I know the reason why commands like cd can't be executed by forking mechanism but is there any harm if ls is executed without forking?
I often have to cd to a directory and ls to see the directory listing. Can it be done with one shot, so that I can add to .bashrc as alias. I searched on Google, there were some answers, but ...
Symbolic links with ls, mv: forcing the functions to utilize “logical” addresses (remembering the original path)
It seems that for many basic functions operating on symbolic links, the physical path is used by default. However, cd works fine. When moving into a symbolic link, cd remembers where I came from so it ...
Why can't list file/directory relative to .. from a symbolic link directory (No such file or directory)?
I have a /usr/tomcat6/logs directory linked to /var/log/tomcat6. When I changed directory to /usr/tomcat6/logs and try to ls files using a relative pathname ../conf/Catalina/localhost, a No such file ...