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sr #107385: allow specification of tab width in 'fmt'

Submitted by:  nOg0oi3 <ttw>
Submitted on:  Mon May 24 10:57:36 2010  
Votes:  50  
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 1 - WishStatus: None
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Open/Closed: OpenOperating System: None

Thu May 27 14:46:56 2010, comment #1:

ps: i'm hoping this is something that may be viewed as trivial but if there's anything i could do to make it more that way (i.e. formatting or documentation) then let me know and i'll look into it

nOg0oi3 <ttw>
Mon May 24 10:57:36 2010, original submission:

fmt assumes a width of 8, which is pretty annoying when that's not the case. the attached patched 'fmt.c' includes a new option (-T/--tab) to specify the width of the tab during calculations.

this should also, possibly, mandate the use of tabs on output (i.e. set the 'tabs' boolean variable) but currently doesn't effect that.

nOg0oi3 <ttw>


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file #20605:  fmt.c,20100521-ttw added by ttw (27kB - application/octet-stream)


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