I don't this this should abort()?
LC_ALL=fr_FR locale abmon | tr ';' '\n' | LC_ALL=en_US.utf8 sort -M
Thanks for report, confirmed ... will take a look on it...
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 14 development cycle.
Changing version to '14'.
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That one got off my radar ... ooops. Changed that assertion failure to more descriptive error message and built as coreutils-8.5-8.fc15 ... closing RAWHIDE.