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Re: readstring() bug

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: readstring() bug
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 20:07:58 -0400

%% Markus Mauhart <address@hidden> writes:

  mm> function readstring() in file read.c has 3 bugs, two of them
  mm> concerning backslash newline detection are so killing that IMHO
  mm> either complete readstring() or at least its backslash newline
  mm> detection functionality must be dead code ... is this conclusion
  mm> correct ? (sources from v381beta1)

Of course not.  You can easily determine for yourself that the code is
not dead.

What kinds of problems do you see?

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