```/* nag_stable_sort (m01ctc) Example Program.
*
* Copyright 2014 Numerical Algorithms Group.
*
* Mark 2 revised, 1992.
* Mark 7 revised, 2001.
* Mark 8 revised, 2004.
*
*/

#include <nag.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <nag_stdlib.h>
#include <nag_stddef.h>
#include <nagm01.h>

#ifdef __cplusplus
extern "C" {
#endif
static Integer NAG_CALL compare(const Nag_Pointer a, const Nag_Pointer b);
#ifdef __cplusplus
}
#endif

#define VEC(I, J) vec[(I) *tdvec + J]
int main(void)
{
Integer  exit_status = 0, i, j, k, m, n, tdvec;
NagError fail;
double   *vec = 0;

INIT_FAIL(fail);

/* Skip heading in data file */
scanf("%*[^\n]");
printf("nag_stable_sort (m01ctc) Example Program Results\n");
scanf("%ld%ld%ld", &m, &n, &k);
if (m >= 0 && n >= 0 && k >= 0 && k <= n)
{
if (!(vec = NAG_ALLOC(m*n, double)))
{
printf("Allocation failure\n");
exit_status = -1;
goto END;
}
tdvec = n;
}
else
{
printf("Invalid m or n or k.\n");
exit_status = 1;
return exit_status;
}
for (i = 0; i < m; ++i)
for (j = 0; j < n; ++j)
scanf("%lf", &VEC(i, j));
/* nag_stable_sort (m01ctc).
* Stable sort of set of values of arbitrary data type
*/
nag_stable_sort((Pointer) &VEC(0, k-1), (size_t) m, sizeof(double),
(ptrdiff_t)(n*sizeof(double)), compare, Nag_Ascending,
&fail);
if (fail.code != NE_NOERROR)
{
printf("Error from nag_stable_sort (m01ctc).\n%s\n",
fail.message);
exit_status = 1;
goto END;
}

printf("\nMatrix with column %ld sorted\n", k);
for (i = 0; i < m; ++i)
{
for (j = 0; j < n; ++j)
printf(" %7.1f ", VEC(i, j));
printf("\n");
}
END:
NAG_FREE(vec);
return exit_status;
}

static Integer NAG_CALL compare(const Nag_Pointer a, const Nag_Pointer b)
{
double x = *((const double *) a);
double y = *((const double *) b);
return(x < y?-1:(x == y?0:1));
}
```