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Re: Error and warning message formatting cleanups.

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Error and warning message formatting cleanups.
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 08:56:06 -0600
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On 04/25/2010 11:26 AM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Another fairly trivial cleanup/GCS compliance patch for messages, analog
> to the change in Automake.  I used simple greps/seds to find potential
> offenders, so this is probably not complete.

If we find more, they can be in future patches.

> OK to commit?
> Thanks,
> Ralf
>     Error and warning message formatting cleanups.
>     * doc/autoconf.texi (Autoconf Language, Generic Structures):
>     Do not capitalize the first word in error messages, do not end
>     them with a period.
>     * lib/autoconf/general.m4 (_AC_INIT_PARSE_ARGS, AC_MSG_FAILURE):
>     Likewise.
>     * lib/autoconf/status.m4 (_AC_OUTPUT_FILE): Likewise.
>     * lib/autotest/general.m4 (AT_INIT, at_fn_group_prepare):
>     Likewise.
>     * m4/m4.m4 (AC_PROG_GNU_M4): Likewise.
>     * tests/ (AC_TRY_COMMAND): Likewise.
>     * tests/ (datarootdir workaround): Adjust expected
>     message.

Please apply, and thanks for the work.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library

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