bugGNU indent - Bugs: bug #48971, Option -fca looses paragraphs in...


bug #48971: Option -fca looses paragraphs in starred comments.

Submitted by:  Donovan Baarda <dbaarda>
Submitted on:  Fri 02 Sep 2016 12:48:30 AM UTC  
Category:  C Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Incorrect Result Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

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Fri 02 Sep 2016 12:48:30 AM UTC, original submission:

When reformatting comments with -fca it looses blank line paragraph markers for starred comments. They are preserved for non-starred comments. It happens with both -sc and -nsc output and affects all styles.

Note I have worked around this problem and several others using pre/post processing using sed in my tidyc script available at;


Donovan Baarda <dbaarda>


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