patchGNU TeXmacs - Patches: patch #8322, use of AS_HELP_STRING in


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patch #8322: use of AS_HELP_STRING in

Submitted by:  John Hunt <huntj>
Submitted on:  Sat Feb 22 16:06:51 2014  
Category: NoneAction: Apply
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Joris van der Hoeven <vdhoeven>
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease:
Fixed Release: Stable: 

Wed Mar 5 09:54:38 2014, comment #5:

Thanks, I did the necessary. --Joris

Joris van der Hoeven <vdhoeven>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sun Mar 2 22:09:16 2014, comment #4:

It is possible to get

with quadrigraphs (which seems to be the recommended way) :
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -500,7 +500,7 @@

-AS_HELP_STRING([--with-sparkle[=ARG]], [with (Win)Sparkle autoupdater [ARG=no]])
+AS_HELP_STRING([--with-sparkle@<:@=ARG@:>@], [with (Win)Sparkle autoupdater [ARG=no]])

If you wish, I can change other entries accordingly.
Please let me know.

John Hunt <huntj>
Sun Mar 2 20:51:05 2014, comment #3:

I noticed that the same problem occurs with the original implementation, so the patch is an improvement after all.
I just applied it. Thanks for your help. --Joris

Joris van der Hoeven <vdhoeven>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sun Mar 2 20:46:58 2014, comment #2:

I have various problems with the patch. For instance, the optional arguments are rendered incorrectly, e.g., it should be --enable-macosx-distr[=ARCH]. The current ugliness is due to this kind of quoting problems, so I will keep the current solution for the moment.

Joris van der Hoeven <vdhoeven>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sat Feb 22 18:29:59 2014, comment #1:

Updated patch

(file #30642)

John Hunt <huntj>
Sat Feb 22 16:06:51 2014, original submission:

There was a patch in opensuse build service for TeXmacs
that use AS_HELP_STRING macro in
which yield standard formatting like

The patch attached has been a little bit extended, for TeXmacs-,
but many entries still have to be modified.
Do you think it is worth continuing ?

John Hunt <huntj>


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    Sun Mar 2 20:51:05 2014vdhoevenActionCancelled=>Apply
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    Sat Feb 22 18:29:58 2014huntjAttached File-=>Added TeXmacs-fix_arg_enable.patch, #30642
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