sort utility goes berzerk (x86_64)
Tue Nov 28 14:42:00 GMT 2017
On 2017-11-28 14:27, cyg Simple wrote:
>>>> On 2017-11-25 14:23, Houder wrote:
>>>> > Hi,
>>>> > Anyone seeing this as well? sort goes berzerk on my system when piped
>>>> > into
>>>> > head (or less) when it is fed with a 'specially prepared' input file.
>>>> >Â - only happens on x86_64
>>>> >Â - does not happen for 'LC_COLLATE=C sort tt | head'
>>>> > 'specially prepared' input file? (see bottom of post).
>>>> Anyone ** NOT ** seeing this?
> `which sort` are you attempting to use? The cygcheck file didn't say.
cyg, Doug, thanks for your interest!
Doug, I will reply to your mail (separately).
64-@@ which sort
64-@@ /usr/bin/sort tt | /usr/bin/head
<==== prompt does not return
My original post only described the most relevant stuff. I expected that
everyone else had the same problem ...
I did not describe everything that I had tried ...
strace -o junk sort tt | head, works
using any of the options -r, -n, -g, -h to sort, does NOT work
using the option -f to sort, does work
Consequently, I was a bit confused by the results. That is why I wanted
to know whether or not I was the only one with this problem.
... if I am the only one with this problem, I have to dig deeper (or let
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