CFT: new BSD-licensed sort available

Gabor Kovesdan gabor at
Sun Mar 18 23:16:05 UTC 2012

On 2012.03.14. 22:10, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> So you could intall gnusort, bsdsort, and then some config file would
> determine which was used.
> 'sort' would then be a symlink to said magic program, that'd look at
> its argv[0], look at the contents of that file, and exec() the right
> one.
I prefer simplicity. And GNU sort should go as soon as BSD sort is good 
enough to replace it. If you check the wiki, we have set a goal for 
10.X, which is the GPL-free base system. I think it is possible and I 
hope we can achieve it.


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