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Re: [PATCH] Make adding notes to patchlevel.h easier

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February 18, 2003 17:28
Re: [PATCH] Make adding notes to patchlevel.h easier
Message ID: (Andreas J. Koenig) wrote:
:Would people like that adding a comment to patchlevel.h is as easy as
:    perl -x patchlevel.h comment ...
:? I have a patch for doing that. I think I have to credit Simon Cozens
:on doing the initial implementation, I'm not sure, I've used this one
:for ages.

Thanks, I think this would be very useful; applied as #18749.

:+close PLOUT or warn "Couldn't close filehandle writing to : $!";

Hmm, shouldn't this die? It implies the was not correctly
written, doesn't it?

:+Please keep empty lines below so patching of this file doesn't
:+interfere with the following lines.

I don't understand why patching the file would interfere with anything
below this; could you explain some more?


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