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Re: Need help understanding sort tests

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Need help understanding sort tests
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2008 15:33:01 +0100
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Andy Jewell <address@hidden> writes:

> Here are the commands, and the expected output. (The tests are 10f and
> 10g).
> sort -t : -k 1.3,1.3
> :ba
> :ab
> sort -k 1.4,1.4
> b ba
> a ab
> In both of these cases it seems that the explicit -k matches an empty
> string,

The ranges endpoints are inclusive.


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