Re: sort --unique
Bob Paige <bobman@Iname.com> writes:
> I have a list of items in a text file that I want sorted and
> 'uniquified'. In a previous install, the version of sort had an option
> '--unique' that would output a unique list. The version I'm running
> now doesn't have that. (Mine is from GNU textutils 2.0)
Every sort I've ever used (even non-GNU sorts) supports 'sort -u'; try
the short option over the long. Checking on a woody box, it looks
like older GNU sorts also support -u but not --unique.
David Maze email@example.com http://people.debian.org/~dmaze/
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