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From: "William L. Thomson Jr." <wltjr@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev <gentoo-dev@l.g.o>
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Default blank lines for error, elog, einfo, etc
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2008 21:13:25
1 Just a quick thought looking over a couple ebuilds. It seems most times
2 anyone does a error, elog, einfo, or similar. They start and end with a
3 few blank lines. Calls with no arguments.
5 Is there any reason not to make that a default? Other than difficulty of
6 implementation. Anytime they are invoked back to back. Default blank
7 lines are added at the beginning or end.
9 Now granted that is WAY easier said than done. The command would need to
10 know it's being called back to back. And/or be aware of any
11 interruptions and insert a blank line. Maybe an extra argument passed
12 on?
14 Not sure about cases like
16 einfo
17 elog "Something"
18 einfo
20 Or similar. Could just be a pipe dream, or something that is not
21 practical or feasible to implement. Just a quick thought I had, no ties
22 to it. Toss it in the trash for all I care. :)
24 --
25 William L. Thomson Jr.
26 amd64/Java/Trustees
27 Gentoo Foundation


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Re: [gentoo-dev] Default blank lines for error, elog, einfo, etc Joe Peterson <lavajoe@g.o>