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Re: coreutils: FIXMEs in 2013

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: coreutils: FIXMEs in 2013
Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2013 12:19:56 +0000
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On 12/01/2013 10:53 AM, Philipp Thomas wrote:
> Hi Pádraig,
> Am 29.11.13 11:10, schrieb Pádraig Brady:
>> No idea. Test case is here if anyone can try:
> It works in my Mac OS snow leopard terminal, i.e. no misalignment.

It was questionable to be so specific in the first place.
Removed with the following.


commit c5ae2914509baec28ec81d57be7bab9d5c6dc12c
Author: Pádraig Brady <address@hidden>
Date:   Sun Dec 1 12:15:34 2013 +0000

    doc: remove obsolete info on terminal alignment bugs

    * doc/coreutils.texi (ls invocation): Remove the note about
    OSX terminals not aligning properly as this is no longer the case.
    Tested by: Philipp Thomas

diff --git a/doc/coreutils.texi b/doc/coreutils.texi
index c323730..cbb887d 100644
--- a/doc/coreutils.texi
+++ b/doc/coreutils.texi
@@ -7648,10 +7648,8 @@ Assume that each tab stop is @var{cols} columns wide.  
The default is 8.
 @command{ls} uses tabs where possible in the output, for efficiency.  If
 @var{cols} is zero, do not use tabs at all.

-@c FIXME: remove in 2009, if Apple Terminal has been fixed for long enough.
-Some terminal emulators (at least Apple Terminal 1.5 (133) from Mac OS X 
-do not properly align columns to the right of a TAB following a
-non-ASCII byte.  If you use such a terminal emulator, use the
+Some terminal emulators do not properly align columns to the right of a
+TAB following a non-ASCII byte.  If you use such a terminal emulator, use the
 @option{-T0} option or put @code{TABSIZE=0} in your environment to tell
 @command{ls} to align using spaces, not tabs.

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