Bug 187162

Summary: Problem with sort and "+"
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Mickael <micled>
Component: coreutilsAssignee: Tim Waugh <twaugh>
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Description Mickael 2006-03-28 16:54:55 EST
Description of problem:
Using function sort with "+" is not possible

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
mkdir test
cd test
echo "aaa" > aaa
echo "bbbbb" > bbbbb
ls -l |sort -n +4
sort: open failed: +4: No such file or directory
Actual results:
One error

Expected results:
The directory sort by size

Additional info:
I am french, excuse for my english.
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2006-03-28 16:58:16 EST
info coreutils 'Standards Conformance'

"For example, if you are running older software that
 assumes an older version of POSIX and uses `sort +1', `head -1', or
 `tail +1', you can work around the compatibility problems by setting
 `_POSIX2_VERSION=199209' in your environment."