Steven Haryanto
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Data::Unixish::sort - Sort items


version 1.22


This module has Rinci metadata.


None are exported by default, but they are exportable.

sort(%args) -> [status, msg, result, meta]

Sort items.

By default sort ascibetically, unless numeric is set to true to sort numerically.

Arguments ('*' denotes required arguments):

  • ci => bool (default: 0)

    Whether to ignore case.

  • in => any

  • numeric => bool (default: 0)

    Whether to sort numerically.

  • out => any

  • random => bool (default: 0)

    Whether to sort by random.

  • reverse => bool (default: 0)

    Whether to reverse sort result.

Return value:

Returns an enveloped result (an array). First element (status) is an integer containing HTTP status code (200 means OK, 4xx caller error, 5xx function error). Second element (msg) is a string containing error message, or 'OK' if status is 200. Third element (result) is optional, the actual result. Fourth element (meta) is called result metadata and is optional, a hash that contains extra information.


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This software is copyright (c) 2012 by Steven Haryanto.

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