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bin/43358: sort mishandles arguments

Subject: bin/43358: sort mishandles arguments
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Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 00:20:00 +0000 UTC
>Number:         43358
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       sort mishandles arguments
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed May 26 00:20:00 +0000 2010
>Originator:     David A. Holland
>Release:        NetBSD 5.1_RC2
>Organization:
>Environment:
System: NetBSD macaran.eecs.harvard.edu 5.1_RC2 NetBSD 5.1_RC2 (GENERIC) #0: 
Fri May 21 00:29:51 UTC 2010 
[email protected]:/home/builds/ab/netbsd-5-1-RC2/amd64/201005210534Z-obj/home/builds/ab/netbsd-5-1-RC2/src/sys/arch/amd64/compile/GENERIC
 amd64
Architecture: x86_64
Machine: amd64
>Description:

# echo foo > foo
# sort foo +5
sort: -k6.1: No such file or directory
# 

>How-To-Repeat:
as above
>Fix:
be consistent about which arguments are options

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