Specifying sort fields
wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Apr 23 14:17:35 PDT 2004
On Fri, 23 Apr 2004, JJB wrote:
> Thank you that worked. You know that nowhere in the 'man sort' info
> does it say that to use sort command you have to use pipe commands
> to feed it data.
You don't have to use pipes or redirection:
sort -n /etc/hosts
> Don't you think the man sort info needs updating to explain this
> fact? Even some examples at end of technical info would go long way
> to making the 'man sort' info user friendly and meaningfully.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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