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bug#40809: Apology: documentation for srfi-modules broken?

From: Linus Björnstam
Subject: bug#40809: Apology: documentation for srfi-modules broken?
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 09:07:26 +0200
User-agent: Cyrus-JMAP/3.3.0-dev0-351-g9981f4f-fmstable-20200421v1

Hello Guilers!

I submitted my patch for srfi-171 which got merged. I built it (or rather: I 
believe I did) on my little arm board without issues. However, after finally 
getting some computer time yesterday I tried to build guile master on my Mac, 
and when I checked the terminal window quickly this morning there was a build 
failure due to errors in srfi-modules.texi. I built it through homebrew, so 
those the verbosity was on -11, so all I could see was stderr.

The warning I got was on Line 5767: @var{(reader)} should be @var{reader} (I 
only had about 30s this morning. There were other warnings, but I think they 
weren't related to my patch, so I didn't really remember them. 

The error was a space between @result and {} on line 6013. 

This did not seem to affect the release of 3.0.2, but if the output of the 
homebrew install (using my own recipe to properly build from master) is to be 
believed I managed to break making the documentation (or maybe homebrew is 

I won't have any computer access for a week or two, so I'll have to bear my 
shame publicly on the mailing list; if anyone could have a look I would be very 

As I said, I didn't have any time to do diagnostics, but if somebody else got 
bitten by this I am very sorry. If anything it has taught me to not make 
patches over a cell phone SSH session to an SBC.

I will correct this as soon as I have computer access again if nobody else does 
it first.

Best regards from Sweden
  Linus Björnstam

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