ls switch to view octal permissions??

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Old 09-18-2009
ls switch to view octal permissions??

Is there seriously not an easy way to do this? you really need a script for it? that is ridiculous! Please someone tell me there is an ls switch to view octal permissions instead of rwx i want 777.
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Old 09-18-2009
ls command cannot do as far as i know, but somebody may come with a better solution.

stat command will show permissions in octal format, try it out.

  File: `'
  Size: 0             Blocks: 0          IO Block: 4096   regular empty file
Device: 805h/2053d    Inode: 1145242     Links: 1
Access: (0600/-rw-------)  Uid: ( 1000/ sathiya)   Gid: ( 1000/ sathiya)
Access: 2009-09-18 21:24:59.000000000 +0530
Modify: 2009-09-18 21:24:58.000000000 +0530
Change: 2009-09-18 21:24:58.000000000 +0530

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