On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 11:57 AM, Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 11:51:42AM -0400, Robert Haas wrote:
>> >> It mostly just adds new typedefs that have
>> >> appeared over the last year, but it also realphabetizes the file -
>> >> some things that were added incrementally seem to have ended up in
>> >> what is, at least according to what sort likes to do on my machine,
>> >> the wrong place in the file.
>> >
>> > Is it just me, or is the sort order in that file a bit confusing? The
>> > whole thing about upper and lower case being separated seems to make it
>> > much harder than necessary to manually insert something in the right
>> > place..
>> Except for recently-manually-added entries, it seems to match what
>> sort wants to do on my system exactly.  Which seems good.
> Well, sort ordering is all related to your collation setting:
>         $ echo "a
>         > A" | LC_COLLATE="" sort
>         a
>         A
>         $ echo "a
>         A" | LC_COLLATE="en_US" sort
>         A
>         a

Sure.  I guess we could resort that file with LC_COLLATE=C.  But my
point was mostly just that the ordering is hardly haphazard.

Robert Haas
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