Re: In case anyones interested:)

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Wed Nov 29 2000 - 10:29:36 CET

On Wed, Nov 29, 2000 at 01:27:36AM +0100, Mark Roberts nicely wrote:
> Have we no 'sort' in mu? I have one here:
> GNU sort 1.22, size 22760 bytes
> and it can do EVERYTHING, as you will have guessed. The idea of mergesort
> implemented in awk is intriguing ...

An algorithm expert?! There is a sort.awk in /usr/script (usr/bin/sort
is a symlink to it). It took it from the MAWK package samples, with
my modifications to handle supplied field.

I can put GNU sort in some high order addon.


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you with, I don't. Would you take two negative messages? - Woody Allen
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