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Re: sort file without sort first line or first two lines ?


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: sort file without sort first line or first two lines ?
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 10:03:13 +0100
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moonhkt <address@hidden> writes:

> On Jan 21, 10:00 pm, Barry Margolin <address@hidden> wrote:
>> In article
>> <address@hidden>,
>>
>>
>>
>>  moonhkt <address@hidden> wrote:
>> > How to sort file without sort first line or first two lines ?
>>
>> > Text file as below
>> > MTH    NUM
>> > JAN    A      1
>> > APR    C
>> > FEB    B      1
>> > MAR    D      1
>>
>> > Expect Output
>> > MTH    NUM
>> > JAN    A      1
>> > FEB    B      1
>> > APR    C
>> > MAR    D      1
>>
>> { head -1 file; tail -2 file | sort +k 2; } > sortedfile
>>
>
> Tried, Not worked.

You'll need  tail -n +2 file  here.

-- 
David Kastrup


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