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RE: [bug #39028] [patch] fix and uniformize four error messages

From: Martin Dorey
Subject: RE: [bug #39028] [patch] fix and uniformize four error messages
Date: Mon, 20 May 2013 19:47:38 +0000

> I think "integer" is meant instead of "integral".

Eg C99 uses "integral" as an adjective meaning "of integers", per 1 b (1) from 
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/integral.  My googling suggests that 
the OP's right, though, that the patched would be more widely understood.

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Subject: [bug #39028] [patch] fix and uniformize four error messages


                 Summary: [patch] fix and uniformize four error messages
                 Project: make
            Submitted by: bens
            Submitted on: Mon 20 May 2013 09:27:25 PM CEST
                Severity: 3 - Normal
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One error message says "option requires a positive integral argument", where I
think "integer" is meant instead of "integral".

Attached patch fixes that, decapitalizes another message, removes an
inconsistent period from a third one, and adds two clarifying words to a


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Date: Mon 20 May 2013 09:27:26 PM CEST  Name:
0001-Fix-wording-of-two-error-messages-and-uniformize-two.patch  Size: 2kB  
By: bens



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