Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 12269
sort doesn't sort the way it used too
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:56 EDT
ls --color=no -a|less
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.
This is because of locale changes in glibc - reassigning.
*** Bug 12492 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
export LC_COLLATE=c I believe
Having beaten this about its been agreed that the new behaviour is standard and