[Bug 255551] FreeBSD sort much slower than GNU or NetBSD

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Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 17:54:13 +0000

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commit 68d3790ba0bce162f9fcaed09cfecd9adeab3943
Author:     Cyril Zhang <cyril_at_freebsdfoundation.org>
AuthorDate: 2021-06-17 17:40:16 +0000
Commit:     Mark Johnston <markj_at_FreeBSD.org>
CommitDate: 2021-06-17 17:53:03 +0000

    sort: Change default algorithm to mergesort

    This results in a significant improvement in the runtime of sort(1) when
    radix sort cannot be used.  This comes at the expense of increased
    memory usage, but this is small relative to sort's overall memory usage.

    PR:             255551
    Reviewed by:    markj
    Sponsored by:   The FreeBSD Foundation
    Differential Revision:  https://reviews.freebsd.org/D30319

 usr.bin/sort/file.h | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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