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Re: 64-bit Mac build of 2.20 is now available! ( issue)

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: 64-bit Mac build of 2.20 is now available! ( issue)
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 20:09:35 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Zone Dremik <address@hidden> writes:
>>  Thank you David, Marnen, David and Carl for your excellent
>> suggestions and helpful examples. (I will definitely be using more
>> variables in the future.)
>> For the issue, your recommendations inspired me to try
>> using BBE. The multi-file search & replace function worked very well
>> (this was with the free version of BBE, so I was very impressed).
>> Further note:
>> I ran a few more of the older files through and found
>> that it is finding & updating other instances of obsolete syntax,
>> beyond the two that are missing.
>> Here is a code sample, before & after, for a successful
>> \version "2.12.2"
>> \include ""
>>  \override LyricText #'font-shape = #'italic
>> \version "2.20.0"
>> \include ""
>>  \override LyricText.font-shape = #'italic
>> (A side note: By mistake, I ran the compile before and
>> was surprised that the Lilypond 2.20 didn't reject the obsolete
>> syntax. I definitely don't have any other versions installed on this
>> machine.)
> Yes, overrides and reverts are properly converted.  It's the naked
> assignments that seemed too indistinctive to warrant a generic rule for
> the conversion (there was one used for one-shot conversion of LilyPond's
> own documentation where one can keep the effects in check).

Ok, it seems like (almost?) exclusively variables ending in "-spacing"
are affected here.  That should make a reasonably safe rule
comparatively easy to design.

> I have it on my to-do list to do something here for the sake of
> 2.20.1, but I'm currently laboring on getting 2.21.0 out first: that's
> also urgent.

David Kastrup

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