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Bug 000049

When Created: 01/09/1996 11:12:09
Against DJGPP version: 2.00.beta1
By whom: terra@diku.dk
Abstract: Bug report system garbles escape sequences.
There is a backslash-n in between these marks: "
"

Note added: 01/10/1996 00:23:49
By whom: sandmann@clio.rice.edu
Morten, you don't have enough to do if you're writing bug reports on
the bug reporting system :-)

Note added: 01/10/1996 12:02:03
By whom: terra@diku.dk
Just don't tell my advisor, :-)

Solution added: 01/13/1996 04:50:04
By whom: sbehrens@contech.demon.co.uk
Morten,

it's not a bug, it's a feature ;-).

The bug report system seems to use '\' as an escape character as well, so
what you have to do to get '\n' is type: '\\n'

Knowing my luck, I probably didn't count the '\'s properly above and the thing
will be garbled. But you get the idea :).

Soenke

Note added: 06/20/1997 19:12:33
By whom: fighteer@cs.com
This "bug" makes it extremely inconvenient to submit bugfix patches containing
newlines; for example, changes to format strings.  One might notice that my
solution to #000153 was garbled in this way.

Closed on 04/13/1999 09:00:15: Not a bug in DJGPP ;-)
By whom: eliz@is.elta.co.il



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