[K12OSN] OT: bash help

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Tue Aug 7 20:32:59 UTC 2007

Peter Hartmann wrote:
> Thanks Les!  That's awesome to know.

The unix sort utility was written to be the only sort you'd ever need 
for text files or streams but it can get pretty weird if you need the 
optional character position offsets in the fields, multiple key fields, 
or some of the other options.   And the GNU version is one of many 
programs where you have to use 'info' instead of man to get the real 

   Les Mikesell
    les at futuresource.com

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