bugidutils - Bugs: bug #22154, --default-lang does nothing


bug #22154: --default-lang does nothing

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Tue 29 Jan 2008 04:48:51 AM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Ready For Test
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  holzplatten
Open/Closed:  Open
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Tue 29 Jan 2008 04:48:51 AM UTC, original submission:  


I was trying to   mkid  a file with no ending by specfifying the default language with --default-lang.  However, that didn't do anything, mkid just says:

mstoll@gs3020:~/research/src-littledog/mstoll$ mkid -s -v --default-lang=text debug.log4j_testing_2008-01-28T22_46_09+0000_gs3020
mkid: nothing to do

If I change the default language in id-lang.map to "text", it works.  However, the id-lang.map specifically states that the default can be overriden with --default-lang - which is not true.

In order to figure out what was going on, I downloaded the source and found something strange:  mkid.c  calls set_default_language.  However, set_default_language (in scanners.c) does nothing - it is an empty function. This seems to indicate to me, that there is something missing and that is why my --default-lang isn't doing anything...  The empty function exists since id-utils-3.2.  Strange noone else has tripped this bug?




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