[TUHS] Discuss of style and design of computer programs from a user stand point
michael at kjorling.se
Sun May 7 23:54:07 AEST 2017
On 7 May 2017 11:42 +1000, from noel.hunt at gmail.com (Noel Hunt):
> I don't imagine it would be hard to re-write [uniq] to
> handle utf-8.
It does look like at least GNU coreutils 8.13 uniq is broken in that
regard, which frankly surprised me. That version isn't _that_ old.
$ uniq --version
uniq (GNU coreutils) 8.13
Copyright (C) 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Written by Richard M. Stallman and David MacKenzie.
$ ( echo $'\u1234' ; echo $'\u2345' ; echo $'\u1234' )
$ ( echo $'\u1234' ; echo $'\u2345' ; echo $'\u1234' ) | uniq
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