sort is broken

John R. Levine johnl at
Sun Nov 3 04:20:03 UTC 2019

> In my env, LC_ALL is not set at all.
> I do have these, but not sure if they make any difference:
> LANG=en_US.UTF-8

Try this and see if it's happier:

export LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8

I think your problem is that the default C locale is ASCII only.

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