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Re: [RFC] Refactoring maintainer checks (use perl, add whitelisting)

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [RFC] Refactoring maintainer checks (use perl, add whitelisting)
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 16:32:45 +0200

Hello Stefano,

* Stefano Lattarini wrote on Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 01:58:08PM CEST:
> This patch substitutes (almost) all the sed/grep maintainer syntax checks
> in `' with a new perl script `'.

Why?  Honest question.  perl regex isn't necessarily more readable than
sed, in fact I find some of the constructs you introduced decidedly less
readable.  Also, testing in the presence of VPATH builds is a

I think a reorganization of maint checks, *if at all* done, should be
done unified to/across gnulib and coreutils' infrastructure, rather than
yet another reimplementation.  I don't really see the need though, the
existing tests are not broken, are they?


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