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bug#5944: sort with option +4nr does not work now and it used to do it s
bug#5944: sort with option +4nr does not work now and it used to do it some time ago
Thu, 15 Apr 2010 12:24:38 +0200
Eric Blake wrote:
> On 04/14/2010 02:13 AM, Martinez, Abel wrote:
>> Hi CoreUtil/SORT developer team:
>> Long time ago I used cygwing to sort file's content by the text
>> available on its 4th column in reverse order (under bash) using ___$sort
>> +4nr file.txt____ .
>> I have tried now same function with the latest cygwing and coreutils
>> sorting package (sort.exe 19-March-2010) and with those options does not
>> work; It says:
>> $ sort +4nr ACCESS.txt
>> sort: open failed: +4nr: No such file or directory
> Not a bug, but a difference in the level of POSIX compliance. Older
> cygwin defaulted to the 1992 version of POSIX, while newer cygwin
> defaults to 2001. Per the NEWS file:
Thanks for replying, Eric.
With this message, I'm inserting "-close" into the default Cc'd address
of address@hidden, making it "address@hidden".
That moves the thread in our bug tracker,
from "Outstanding Issues" to the "Resolved Bugs" category: