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Re: upgrading a songbook from 2.14 to 2.18

From: Maurits Lamers
Subject: Re: upgrading a songbook from 2.14 to 2.18
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2020 20:29:22 +0200


> convert-ly does text replacements.  It is not a full parser.  If text
> replacements are supposed to work, you need to write your text in a way
> that the replacement patterns cover.  Stuff like putting # on one line
> and a corresponding opening paren on the next line are just too weird
> for those writing the conversion rules to have foreseen.
> So first try formatting your source in a somewhat common manner and then
> try running convert-ly.

I did notice this way of indenting though and changed it before running 
Lilypond, but I didn't anticipate that convert-ly would also check for scheme 
code patterns.

Thanks for the hint, will try this.



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