Bug 12269 - sort doesn't sort the way it used too
sort doesn't sort the way it used too
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
: 12492 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2000-06-14 11:52 EDT by Hans de Goede
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-06 17:00:23 EDT
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Description Hans de Goede 2000-06-14 11:52:12 EDT
ls --color=no -a|less

And then
ls --color=no -a|sort|less

This used to be the same, but now sort ignores . and Capitals and just
sorts on the first lowercased alpha char it finds, it feels like an MS
operating system, YUGH.
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-06-17 11:28:36 EDT
This is because of locale changes in glibc - reassigning.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2000-07-06 17:00:21 EDT
*** Bug 12492 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Alan Cox 2000-08-18 13:33:08 EDT
export LC_COLLATE=c I believe

Having beaten this about its been agreed that the new behaviour is standard and

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