[CentOS] ls permissions format changed in CentOS 8

Mon Oct 28 08:43:57 UTC 2019
Peter Kjellström <cap at nsc.liu.se>

On Sun, 27 Oct 2019 08:25:28 -0700
Kenneth Porter <shiva at sewingwitch.com> wrote:

> It's a missing ncurses feature in the older PuTTY that's trigged by
> an update to ncurses or terminfo in CentOS 8. PuTTY 0.72 added
> support for the REP (repeating character) command and the newer
> terminfo adds that as an xterm feature. The Epsilon author spotted it
> in the PuTTY changelog.
> So any curses app that uses repeating characters will have this
> problem when used with an old PuTTY version.

Nice trouble shooting. It's always satisfying to get to the root of