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bug#11354: 24.1.50; long lines (214 chars!) in files.el

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: bug#11354: 24.1.50; long lines (214 chars!) in files.el
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:30:15 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.94 (gnu/linux)

> Here's the longest line, but there are plenty of others that are also
> far too long:

Checkout the Bzr, ask for write-access, and fix it yourself.
> Just chop it:
> ("\\`/etc/\\(?:DIR_COLORS\\|ethers\\|.?fstab\\|.*hosts\\|lesskey\\|login\\.?de\
> \\(?:fs\\|vperm\\)\\|magic\\|mtab\\|pam\\.d/.*\\|permissions\\(?:\\.d/.+\\)?\
> \\|protocols\\|rpc\\|services\\)\\'" . conf-space-mode)

I really dislike long lines, but FWIW the above "chopped up" string, is
no better than the auto-wrapped one, really (i.e. while it does stick to
the letter of the 80-column rule, it doesn't help with the underlying
In order to do better, you need to use `concat', cut it into logical
units, properly indented, ...


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