Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 42517
sort missorts certain strings
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:33:26 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux 2.2.16-22 i686; en-US; 0.8.1)
Description of problem:
sort missorts the strings "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx~" and "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx". (The
first string contains 16 'x's and a tilde. The second string contains 16
Steps to Reproduce:
2.type in "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx~" and "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" on separate lines
sort missorts the above strings and strings with 32 'x's, 48 'x's, etc.
This problem was not present on Red Hat Linux 6.2.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 42397 ***