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FW: sort bug

From: Robert M. Soule
Subject: FW: sort bug
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 09:27:10 -0400


I found the following bug using GNU textutils 2.0, which was installed as
part of the CygWin install (I'm not sure which version of CygWin - sorry!)


-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Meyering [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: Saturday, August 18, 2001 4:20 AM
To: Robert M. Soule
Cc: 'address@hidden'
Subject: Re: sort bug

"Robert M. Soule" <address@hidden> wrote:
> Greetings!
> I'm using the sort utility in CygWin on Win2000 as follows:
> sort -k 4 test.txt
> Instead of sorting on the 4th field, it says, "Input file specified two
> times."
> Is there a fix for this?  Am I using this incorrectly?  Thanks!

Your use is fine.
What version of sort are you using?
Please report this to the cygwin folks:

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