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Date:      Sat, 25 Jan 2014 09:51:39 -0500
From:      Shayan Pooya <shayan@liveve.org>
To:        Bernt Hansson <bah@bananmonarki.se>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Field delimiter in sort program in freebsd
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$ is a variable, and you have not defined it.

> $ by it self means the first word on the line ie sort.
>
> So your line expands to: $ sort -t sort'\xff'
>
> NB I AM NOT A PROGRAMMER!
>

Thanks. That explains the error message.  What is the correct way of doing
it in tcsh though?



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