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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] New release?

From: Ralf Angeli
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] New release?
Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2013 18:45:29 +0200

* Mosè Giordano (2013-07-20) writes:

> 2013/7/19 Mosè Giordano <address@hidden>:
>>> -       echo `date "+%Y-%m-%d "`" "${COMMITTER} > ChangeLog
>>> +       echo `date "+%Y-%m-%d "`" ${COMMITTER}" > ChangeLog
>>> Not sure if this change is necessary.
>> Without this change I previously got a redirection error due to the
>> `<..>' in `COMMITTER' value, but testing again the error is gone :-S
> can you confirm that if one passes `COMMITTER' as command line
> argument, he/she has to escape `<' and `>'?

IIRC this is the case.

> In that case I'll add a
> hint into comments.  With the above change one doesn't need to escape
> `<' and `>' in `COMMITTER' value.

Then we should keep this change.  It makes things less error-prone.

> ChangeLog is encoded with ISO-8859-1, but my locale is UTF-8, if I
> make a release-commit my name is written to the ChangeLog with UTF-8
> encoding, resulting in a weird character.  Is this
>     echo `date "+%Y-%m-%d "`" "${COMMITTER} | iconv -t ISO-8859-1 - > 
> ChangeLog
> an option?  It adds `iconv' to the release requirements, but this
> should be quite common in *nix systems and in Cygwin.

At least on my system it's installed. (c:


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