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textutils-2.1: sort bug

From: Randall Hopper
Subject: textutils-2.1: sort bug
Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2002 10:32:29 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

The GNU sort command (textutils-2.1) by default does this:


I want to disable this so it behaves like other UNIX sorts.  The man page
does not describe how to do this, so I assume it isn't supported.

For example, when sorting directory listings, you end up getting less
useful orderings like this, which I don't want.  I want the dot files
clustered together (sorting by ASCII value, not skipping any characters):


Thanks for your consideration,


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