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Re: FC6 - sort



you can work around any compatibility problems by setting
_POSIX2_VERSION=199209 in your environment. (/etc/environment)

That should fix the script that would break.

This actually changed in FC5 btw.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=fedora+core+5+environment+posix
+standard+change&btnG=Google+Search

http://72.14.209.104/search?q=cache:FN-YSsFW_Z0J:fedora.redhat.com/docs/release-notes/fc5/+fedora+core+5+environment+posix+standard+change&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=1


On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 11:37 -0500, Dave Martin wrote:
> So, what happened to the sort command?
> 
> 
> >sort -f 4 -d ' ' foo 
> sort: open failed: 4: No such file or directory
> 
> >sort +4 foo 
> sort: open failed: +4: No such file or directory
> 
> 
> That's going to break a lot of scripts.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Dave
> -----
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> The third station burned down, fell over then sank into the vortex.  The fourth
> station just vanished.  And the fifth station, THAT stayed!
> 
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