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Re: [PATCH] gnulib-tool: use bold font portably

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gnulib-tool: use bold font portably
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:49:27 +0100
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On 15/04/15 21:23, Mats Erik Andersson wrote:
> Hello there,
> when 'gnulib-tool' is listing modules in bold type,
> it does so in a non-portable way. FreeBSD displays
> this failure, since its printf(1) is not accepting
> hexadecimally encoded characters. In fact, the POSIX
> manual page printf(1p) mentions octal encoding as
> the only valid mechanism. Patch follows.

This might be more portable again:

  bold_on=`tput bold 2>/dev/null || tput md 2>/dev/null | printf '\033[1m'`

Thought may be overkill.
I've applied your patch as is.


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