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Re: sort by line length

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: sort by line length
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 15:20:25 +0200
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Georg Müller <address@hidden> writes:

> I would like to see a "sort by line length" in the sort tool.

awk '{ print length(), $0 }' input | sort -k1,1n | cut -d' ' -f2- > output


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