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Subject: newline confuses sorting
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 10:10:42 +0200
To: bug-Sort-Naturally [...] rt.cpan.org
From: "Nilton Castillo" <Nilton.Castillo [...] ibm.com>
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Hello List, Sorry if this has been discussed before, I could not find any resolved/rejected bugs. according to the documentation "\W substrings (neither words-characters nor digits) are ignored. " But there is a difference in sorting order when the list contains newlines, here is a minimal example: # Using the diamond operator to sort a list (for example, a file with multiple lines) [ncastill@psort]$ echo -e "A.1\nA.1.1\nA.2\nA.10" | perl -MSort::Naturally -E 'print nsort <>' A.1.1 A.1 A.2 A.10 # removing the newlines \n before sorting, then putting them back in the output does sort it according to the documentation [ncastill@psort]$ echo -e "A.1\nA.1.1\nA.2\nA.10" | perl -MSort::Naturally -E 'chomp(@_=<>); say join "\n", nsort @_' A.1 A.1.1 A.2 A.10 # newline \n does match \W $ perl -E 'say "\n"=~/^\W+$/' 1 # also checked against latest version, and it is the same file as on my system: https://fastapi.metacpan.org/source/BINGOS/Sort-Naturally-1.03/lib/Sort/Naturally.pm # Not sure what my complaint is, as there is a workaround. Maybe a note in the documentation to chomp before nsort-ing. Hopefuly a fix. # My environment: This is perl 5, version 16, subversion 3 (v5.16.3) built for x86_64-linux-thread-multi [ncastill@psort]$ head -4 /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/Sort/Naturally.pm require 5; package Sort::Naturally; # Time-stamp: "2004-12-29 18:30:03 AST" $VERSION = '1.03'; [ncastill@psort]$ uname -a Linux oc1832383537.ibm.com 3.10.0-862.11.6.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Aug 10 16:55:11 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Cordiali saluti, salutări, S pozdravom, Met vriendelijke groeten, Cordialement, With kind regards, Nilton Castillo IT Specialist Unix GTS - UWV Unix Team Office: HDK4-D IBM Nederland B.V. Mobile: +31(0)6-24667440 Johan Huizingalaan 765 E-mail: Amsterdam, 1066 VH nilton.castillo@ibm.com Netherlands Tenzij hierboven anders aangegeven: / Unless stated otherwise above: IBM Nederland B.V. Gevestigd te Amsterdam Inschrijving Handelsregister Amsterdam Nr. 33054214
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