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Re: bin/45123: sort(1) -k field descriptions should take +[0-9]
The following reply was made to PR bin/45123; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Laight <david%l8s.co.uk@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/45123: sort(1) -k field descriptions should take +[0-9]
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2011 17:50:45 +0100
On Thu, Jul 07, 2011 at 12:35:00PM +0000, jkoshy%users.sf.net@localhost wrote:
> >Number: 45123
> >Category: bin
> >Synopsis: 'sort -k +3' should work.
At a guess this is due to the way that the traditional 'sort +3' is converted
into a '-k xxx' option prior to the fixed argv being passed to getopt().
David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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