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Re: du --files-from feature request

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: du --files-from feature request
Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2008 10:48:03 +0100

Pádraig Brady <address@hidden> wrote:

> Jim Meyering wrote:
>> Pádraig Brady <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> I also did a non user visible change to the info docs while I was
>>> at it to standardize on using lower-case @var{file}:
>>> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=coreutils.git;a=commitdiff;h=1ce9d86c308d7daa6271a2e87629984b153ee9da
>> Thanks!
>> For a general policy-related change like that, I like
>> to add a rule so that "make check" enforces it, so I've made
>> the following change.  Note that it uncovered a few more.
>> It was a little tricky to automatically catch the cases in which
>> there were two @var{...} uses on a single line and the first one was ok.
>> There were two of those.
> cool thanks (I was thinking about doing that myself :))
> Note that I broke `make check` with my --files0-from doc checkin,
> as I added NUL rather than @sc{nul} to coreutils.texi.
> Note `make check` took about 2 hours due to the very slow msgmerge,

You might want to install newer gettext tools.
There have been some big improvements in msgmerge.

> and I checked in anyway as I thought I couldn't break anything
> with a simple doc emhancement :)
> I'll fix this up ASAP.

No problem.
BTW, I've already fixed it, but forgot to mention it in the log text.

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