Steven Haryanto

NAME

Data::Unixish::sort - Sort items

VERSION

version 1.32

SYNOPSIS

In Perl:

 use Data::Unixish::List qw(dux);
 my @res;
 @res = dux('sort', 4, 7, 2, 5); # => (2, 4, 5, 7)
 @res = dux([sort => {reverse=>1}], 4, 7, 2, 5); # => (7, 5, 4, 2)

In command line:

 % echo -e "b\na\nc" | dux sort --format=text-simple
 a
 b
 c

AUTHOR

Steven Haryanto <stevenharyanto@gmail.com>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2013 by Steven Haryanto.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

DESCRIPTION

FUNCTIONS

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

    Input stream (e.g. array or filehandle).

  • numeric => bool (default: 0)

    Whether to sort numerically.

  • out => any

    Output stream (e.g. array or filehandle).

  • 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.