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Re: 72-scan-texinfo.patch

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: 72-scan-texinfo.patch
Date: 26 Feb 2001 10:29:15 +0100
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Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:

> Akim> +    my @clean_suffixes = ('aux', 'dvi', 'log', 'ps', 'toc',
> Akim> +                         # grep new.*index texinfo.tex
> Akim> +                         'cp', 'fn', 'ky', 'vr', 'tp', 'pg');
> Why is this list so much shorter than the old list?

Because non standard indexes are scanned for in the Texinfo source, so
each Makefile no longer needs to be ready to remove all the suffixes
used by all the Texinfo files in the world :)

> Akim> +    $infobase =~ s/\.te?xi(nfo)?$//;
> I changed this; please use the new variant.


> I'm a bit worried when I see apparently new patches from you that have
> old code in them.  To me this says you aren't updating your local
> version.  I'm worried that changes other people make will be lost
> during your merges.

I know, I'm worried too, but not by your scenario, I don't think it
can really happen (or I'm very bad...).

But I can see I'm converging now, I'll be sync'ed with CVS, which is
definitely a good news!

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