Subject: Re: sort -t (Was: Re: pkg/12145: Adding German dictionary to ispell)
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: Jaromír Dolecek <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/07/2001 19:55:36
(Moving to tech-userlevel)

Wolfgang Rupprecht wrote:
> Thilo Manske writes:
> > Yes, munchlist uses the syntax "-tchar" (and not "-t char") wich the "old"
> > GNU-sort understood, but not the new sort we have in the tree.
> Ah, *thats* what sort was complaining about!  Thanks.  I did quickly
> look at sort.c and didn't realize that the only problem was it wanted
> a space.  (From seeing where the error printf was it looked like sort
> just didn't take that arg anymore.)
> The munchlist patch works fine.  (I'm finally getting rid of the last
> few 4-year old a.outs hiding out in various bins.)

What is the context here ? New sort doesn't work
with 'sort -t:' or the like ?

Jaromir Dolecek <>
@@@@  Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, dammit!  @@@@