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On Wed, 31 Aug 2011 11:46:54 +0200
Fabian Groffen <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 31-08-2011 11:45:27 +0200, Burcin Erocal wrote:
> > I didn't have time to test the patch myself, since we already have a
> > report of it not working, here is a justification for my patch...
> > AFAICT, the original error message indicates that more arguments are
> > provided to % than there are place holders in the string. The +
> > operator has lower precedence than %, so the string is not
> > concatenated with the part on the previous line. Note that the
> > string in the error message has 3 place holders only, the fourth
> > should come from the line above. I added parenthesis around the
> > string addition to fix the precedence problem.
> Aha. That explains. Now I understand why the fix fixes it as well.
> I'll apply it ASAP. Thanks a lot!
A better fix might be to replace the + at the end of line 163 with \.
This way the parser concatenates the strings and we don't introduce an
extra operation. :)
Thanks for all the hard work on gentoo-prefix.