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bug #26522: DATA LIST FREE doesn't warn about unclosed quoted string at end of line

Submitted by:  Ben Pfaff <blp>
Submitted on:  Mon 11 May 2009 04:47:46 AM UTC  
Category:  Syntax Parser Severity:  5 - Average
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  Before 0.8.0
Effort:  0.00

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Sat 24 Nov 2012 09:49:21 PM UTC, comment #1:

I pushed a fix as commit 897c1977501 "DATA LIST FREE: Warn when a quoted string is not followed by a delimiter."

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator
Mon 11 May 2009 04:47:46 AM UTC, original submission:

With the following syntax:

and the following tda.txt (note the 3 single quotes on line 1):

PSPP gives the following error:

It seems that it would be better to warn about the unclosed quoted string on line 1, instead of the mismatched fields at the end of the file.

Thanks to pascal barbedor <pbarbedor@gmail.com> for reporting this bug.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator


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    2011-05-14 blp ReleaseNone => Before 0.8.0
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