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Re: Is svnversion misbehaving (there is newline at the end)? (WAS; Re: doc/book request)

From: Matt Kraai <kraai_at_alumni.cmu.edu>
Date: 2003-05-08 23:42:27 CEST

On Fri, May 09, 2003 at 12:21:31AM +0300, Jani Averbach wrote:
> Yes, but in general, is it better to print newline or not to print?

I say print it.

> I would be against newline at the end, because I think that svnversion
> is mainly for build scripts.
> But do you have any case in mind, when there is some advance of it?

I don't know of a case, but to omit the newline would be
inconsistent with most shell utilities.

Matt Kraai <kraai@alumni.cmu.edu>
Debian GNU/Linux Peon
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