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Re: sort does not use tab as delimiter

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: sort does not use tab as delimiter
Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 18:35:32 +0100
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DI Oliver Maurhart <address@hidden> writes:

> 1. It is bogus. Because you need to write a bash-script to actually have
> a tab between the two apostrophes. You simply can't type that in
> directly on a terminal.

Of course you can.  There are many ways to input a TAB as part of a
command line.  The most convenient way is $'\t'.


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