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# 1  
Old 12-15-2008
alphanumeric Sorting

Hi ,

I have a requirement where one column have to be sorted (delimiter is pipe)
for eg:
My input filed is as below
1|FIAT|0010103|23011|01/01/2000|31/12/9999|1.15
2|232|613|1
2|234|743|1
2|234|793|1
2|234|893|1
1|FIAT|0010103|23012|01/01/2000|31/12/9999|1.15
2|230|006|0
2|230|106|0
2|230|116|0
2|230|716|0
1|FIAT|0010103|113013|01/01/1996|31/12/9999|1.15
2|231|966|0
2|232|747|0
1|FIAT|0010103|123014|01/01/2000|31/12/9999|1.15
2|232|717|0
2|232|718|0
2|232|728|0
2|232|818|0

I need to do alphanumeric (dictionary) sort for all the columns marked in red for only thoes record which start with '1'. Record '1' should followed by all thoes which start with '2'

and my desired out put is

1|FIAT|0010103|113013|01/01/1996|31/12/9999|1.15
2|231|966|0
2|232|747|0
1|FIAT|0010103|123014|01/01/2000|31/12/9999|1.15
2|232|717|0
2|232|718|0
2|232|728|0
2|232|818|0
2|232|827|0
2|232|828|0
1|FIAT|0010103|23011|01/01/2000|31/12/9999|1.15
2|232|613|1
2|234|743|1
2|234|793|1
2|234|893|1
1|FIAT|0010103|23012|01/01/2000|31/12/9999|1.15
2|230|006|0
2|230|106|0
2|230|116|0
2|230|716|0

Is ther any command to sort such kind of input data?
# 2  
Old 12-15-2008
sorry my desired output is as below :
1|FIAT|0010103|113013|01/01/1996|31/12/9999|1.15
2|231|966|0
2|232|747|0
1|FIAT|0010103|123014|01/01/2000|31/12/9999|1.15
2|232|717|0
2|232|718|0
2|232|728|0
2|232|818|0
1|FIAT|0010103|23011|01/01/2000|31/12/9999|1.15
2|232|613|1
2|234|743|1
2|234|793|1
2|234|893|1
1|FIAT|0010103|23012|01/01/2000|31/12/9999|1.15
2|230|006|0
2|230|106|0
2|230|116|0
2|230|716|0
# 3  
Old 12-15-2008
sorry my desired output is as below :
1|FIAT|0010103|113013|01/01/1996|31/12/9999|1.15
2|231|966|0
2|232|747|0
1|FIAT|0010103|123014|01/01/2000|31/12/9999|1.15
2|232|717|0
2|232|718|0
2|232|728|0
2|232|818|0
1|FIAT|0010103|23011|01/01/2000|31/12/9999|1.15
2|232|613|1
2|234|743|1
2|234|793|1
2|234|893|1
1|FIAT|0010103|23012|01/01/2000|31/12/9999|1.15
2|230|006|0
2|230|106|0
2|230|116|0
2|230|716|0
# 4  
Old 12-15-2008
Code:
perl -F'\|' -ane'
  @F > 6 and $_{$k = $F[3]} = $_ or
  $_{$k} .= $_;
  print map $_{$_}, sort keys %_ if eof
  ' infile

# 5  
Old 12-15-2008
Hi radoulov,

Thanks for the reply,but i am not able to understand what the script is doing can you please expalin me .I am sorry i am new to unix hence unable to understand the above command
# 6  
Old 12-15-2008
Did you try it? Is it working?
You just need to run that command in your terminal, using your data file name instead of infile.
# 7  
Old 12-15-2008
Yes i have tried the command and its working
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