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Re: sort

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: sort
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 23:30:40 +0200
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"Tom Szczesny" <address@hidden> writes:

> The sort command does not  work as described on page 19 of "The Unix
> Programming Environment" by Kernighan and  Pike.
> sort without any options applied to the poem (as in   sort poem) produces
> the same as     sort -bf poem.
> I have not found a way to turn off the  b and f options.

Please read section 22 in the coreutils FAQ.



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