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Re: Sort: problem with option -f


From: Stephane CHAZELAS
Subject: Re: Sort: problem with option -f
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2010 18:24:15 +0000 (UTC)
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2010-01-28, 18:05(+00), Guido Milanese:
> On Thu, 28 Jan 2010 09:40:47 -0800, DennisW wrote:
>  
>> This has little or nothing to do with Bash.
> Sorry. I assumed that this group was the place to discuss bash commands. 
> Where can I ask, if this is not the correct group? I ask because I have 
> another question concerning SORT.

It's to discuss the bash command (which is a shell, a command
line interpreter), not the other commands that that command may
run. firefox and openoffice are examples of other commands like
sort that you may have bash run, they can't all be discussed
here.

However, "sort" is part of the standard Unix toolkit, so
comp.unix.shell is probably a good place to ask that question.
If you want to discuss things specific to the GNU implementation
of sort, you can go to gnu.utils.help.

That question is a bit of a FAQ though, so you could have looked
it up beforehand. It's also explained in the sort documentation
(at least GNU sort's one).

>> Try this:
>> LANG=C sort
> Thanks, it works!
[...]

It won't work if the LC_ALL or LC_COLLATE environment variables
are set though.

-- 
St├ęphane


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