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Old 06-08-2011, 11:53 AM
Andrey Rahmatullin
 
Default Bug#629641: ITP: filo -- FILe and stream Operations

On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 08:02:34PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> shuffle will randomize the order of lines in a file. In other words,
> if you have a sorted file, shuffle will undo the sort.
sort -R
Also, biosquid package contains /usr/bin/shuffle.

> stats is a small utility for computing descriptive statistic on a
> given column of a tab-delimited file or stream.
I think this binary name is too generic.

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Old 06-08-2011, 10:54 PM
The Fungi
 
Default Bug#629641: ITP: filo -- FILe and stream Operations

On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 05:53:06PM +0600, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 08:02:34PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> > shuffle will randomize the order of lines in a file. In other
> > words, if you have a sorted file, shuffle will undo the sort.
> sort -R
[...]

Also worth noting is that /usr/bin/shuf in coreutils is
traditionally used to this end as well.
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Old 06-09-2011, 12:08 AM
Charles Plessy
 
Default Bug#629641: ITP: filo -- FILe and stream Operations

Le Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 10:54:53PM +0000, The Fungi a écrit :
> On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 05:53:06PM +0600, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 08:02:34PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> > > shuffle will randomize the order of lines in a file. In other
> > > words, if you have a sorted file, shuffle will undo the sort.
> > sort -R
> [...]
>
> Also worth noting is that /usr/bin/shuf in coreutils is
> traditionally used to this end as well.

Thanks for your comments. I have presented Upstream the classical approaches
of Debian with too generic command names (wrapper, renaming,
/usr/lib/<package>), and asked him what shuffle does, that alternatives do not.

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Debian Med packaging team,
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