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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] portage bug ?
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 09:47:05
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alt] portage bug ? by Burcin Erocal
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! -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo on a different level


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