[CentOS] output of "ls" (was: Re: Postgrey on CentOS 6)

Fri Apr 22 16:40:50 UTC 2016
Gabriele Pohl <gp at dipohl.de>

On Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:05:52 +0000
Richard Mann <rmann at ilsworld.com> wrote:
> > What does the "." at the right side
> > of the attributes list mean?
> >   
> Following the file mode bits is a single character that specifies
>      whether an alternate access method such as an access control list
>      applies to the file.  When the character following the file mode
>      bits is a space, there is no alternate access method.  When it is
>      a printing character, then there is such a method.
>      GNU `ls' uses a `.' character to indicate a file with an SELinux
>      security context, but no other alternate access method.
>      A file with any other combination of alternate access methods is
>      marked with a `+' character.

ah, I only had a look at the man page of "ls",
but this explanation can be found by

info coreutils 'ls invocation'

I will expand my search to info pages from now on ;(

Sorry for the noise and thanks for your hint!

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