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Re: [PATCH] fts: reduce two or more trailing spaces to just one, usually

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fts: reduce two or more trailing spaces to just one, usually
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:40:22 +0000

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 10:33 PM, Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 11/16/12 14:10, Dmitry V. Levin wrote:
>> As I said, my proposal is to introduce a new FTS_ flag that would make
>> fts_open behave as before that change, and use this flag in findutils.
>> I haven't heard yet neither from Jim nor from other gnulib people whether
>> it is acceptable or there is a better way to fix the problem.
> I don't recall the details, but if this is the best proposal on
> the table then let's go for it.

The other obvious alternative is to wrap fts_open in programs that
desire the trimming behaviour.  Without looking at the code I'm going
to assume that this was at the time the less convenient alternative,
since if Jim had found that more convenient he'd have used it and not
changed fts.


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