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Re: [PATCH] standards: rewrite section on quoting

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [PATCH] standards: rewrite section on quoting
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2011 05:58:23 -0700
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On 12/27/2011 05:42 AM, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 12/27/2011 02:39 AM, Paul Eggert wrote:
>> As before, the assumption is that the changes affecting files
>> imported from upstream will be sent upstream; we shouldn't stop
>> importing merely because of quoting issues or minor commentary
>> changes, even if the changes are rejected upstream.
>> I'm also assuming Paolo's patch to quotearg
>> <>
>> and something like the proposed patch to standards.texi
>> <>.
> For glibc, this is a very unlikely assumption even considering patch 1
> only.

Not entirely unlikely - after all, glibc commit 2127a186 changed
getopt.c output from `' to '' style, back in 2008.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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