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CPMLS(1) User commands CPMLS(1)


cpmls - list sorted contents of directory


cpmls [-f format] [-T libdsk-type] [-d|-D|-F|-A|-l[-c][-i]] image [file-pattern...]


Cpmls lists the sorted contents of the directory.


Use the given CP/M disk format instead of the default format.
libdsk driver type, e.g. tele for Teledisk images or raw for raw images (requires building cpmtools with support for libdsk).
Old CP/M 2.2 dir output.
P2DOS 2.3 ddir-like output.
CP/M 3.x dir output.
E2fs lsattr-like output.
Long UNIX-style directory listing including size, time stamp and user number.
Output the creation time, not the modification time.
Print index number of each file.


Upon successful completion, exit code 0 is returned.


Any errors are indicated by exit code 1.


CPMTOOLSFMT Default format


/etc/cpmtools/diskdefs CP/M disk format definitions


This program is copyright 1997–2012 Michael Haardt <>. The Windows port is copyright 2000, 2001, 2011 John Elliott <>.

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October 25, 2014 CP/M tools