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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for tree (redhat section 1)

TREE(1) 			     General Commands Manual				  TREE(1)

       tree - list contents of directories in a tree-like format.

       tree [ -adfgilnpqstuxACDFN ] [ -P pattern ] [ -I pattern ] [ directory ... ]

       Tree  is  a  recursive directory listing program that produces a depth indented listing of
       files.  Color is supported ala dircolors if the LS_COLORS  environment  variable  is  set,
       output  is  to a tty, and the -C flag is used.  With no arguments, tree lists the files in
       the current directory.  When directory arguments are  given,  tree  lists  all  the  files
       and/or  directories found in the given directories each in turn.  Upon completion of list-
       ing all files/directories found, tree returns the total number of files and/or directories

       By default, when a symbolic link is encountered, the path that the symbolic link refers to
       is printed after the name of the link in the format:

	   name -> real-path

       If the `-l' option is given and the symbolic link refers to an actual directory, then tree
       will follow the path of the symbolic link as if it were a real directory.

       Tree understands the following command line switches:

       -a     All  files  are printed.	By default tree does not print hidden files (those begin-
	      ning with a dot `.').  In no event does tree print the file system  constructs  `.'
	      (current directory) and `..' (previous directory).

       -d     List directories only.

       -f     Prints the full path prefix for each file.

       -i     Makes  tree  not	print the indentation lines, useful when used in conjunction with
	      the -f option.

       -l     Follows symbolic links if they point to directories, as if they were directories.

       -x     Stay on the current file-system only.  Ala find -xdev.

       -P pattern
	      List only those files that match the wild-card pattern.  Note: you must use the  -a
	      option  to  also consider those files beginning with a dot `.' for matching.  Valid
	      wildcard operators are `*' (any zero or more characters), `?' (any  single  charac-
	      ter),  `[...]' (any single character listed between brackets (optional - (dash) for
	      character range may be used: ex: [A-Z]), and `[^...]'  (any  single  character  not
	      listed in brackets).

       -I pattern
	      Do not list those files that match the wild-card pattern.

       -p     Print the protections for each file (as per ls -l).

       -s     Print the size of each file along with the name.

       -u     Print the username, or UID # if no username is available, of the file.

       -g     Print the group name, or GID # if no group name is available, of the file.

       -D     Print the date of the last modification time for the file listed.

       -F     Append  a  `/'  for directories, a `=' for socket files, a `*' for executable files
	      and a `|' for FIFO's, as per ls -F

       -q     Print non-printable characters in  filenames  as	question  marks  instead  of  the
	      default caret notation.

       -N     Print non-printable characters as is instead of the default caret notation.

       -t     Sort the output by last modification time instead of alphabetically.

       -n     Turn colorization off always, over-ridden by the -C option.

       -C     Turn  colorization on always, unless the LS_COLORS environment variable is not set.
	      Useful to colorize output to a pipe.

       -A     Turn on ANSI line graphics hack when printing the indentation lines.

       /etc/DIR_COLORS		System color database.
       ~/.dircolors		Users color database.

       LS_COLORS      Color information created by dircolors

       Steve Baker (ice@mama.indstate.edu)

       None known.  Not heavily tested.  Needs a few more options, ala ls.

       dircolors(1L), ls(1L)

UNIX Programmer's Manual								  TREE(1)

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