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bug#8040: join 5.97 bug

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: bug#8040: join 5.97 bug
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 01:27:24 +0000
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On 15/02/11 00:39, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 02/14/2011 05:18 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
>> Thanks for the report.  I can't help but wonder if you've stumbled into
>> this:
>> http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/faq/#join-requires-sorted-input-files
>> join --help reminds you that:
>> Important: FILE1 and FILE2 must be sorted on the join fields.
>> E.g., use ` sort -k 1b,1 ' if `join' has no options,
>> or use ` join -t '' ' if `sort' has no options.
> We ought to update our FAQ to include this example


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