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Re: [perl #60738] Something missing in Config(3perl)

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Reuben Thomas
November 25, 2008 07:53
Re: [perl #60738] Something missing in Config(3perl)
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On Mon, 24 Nov 2008, Andy Dougherty via RT wrote:

> mv (Loc.U):
>        This variable is defined but not used by Configure.
>        The value is a plain '' and is not useful.

This is pretty much how it does look rendered by man (except that in the 
groff source the two ticks are backticks as far as I can see). As I tried to 
explain before, it's just a bit confusing, because it looks as though 
something could be missing from between the quotes, since one normally sees 
"a plain 'a'" or similar.

> I suppose it could be patched as below, though I don't know that it would 
> really matter much anyway.

That would be great.

> The value is still not useful.

Doesn't matter, it's the clarity of the documentation that's at issue here.

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