Recent setup.ini corruption
Wed Nov 28 23:17:00 GMT 2001
Weirdness. The setup.ini currently on mirrors.rcn.net doesn't have
extraneous " marks. However, when I run setup.exe, it crashes.
But, it DOES save an uncorrupted copy of the brand new setup.ini to my
local disk. So, I ran setup.exe and selected "install from local
directory" -- and it was able to parse the setup.ini FINE. No crash.
This is repeatable. What does the lex parser have to do with the
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 06:00:45PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
>>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>The recent reports of setup.ini corruption were due, I believe, to the
>>>use of embedded "'s in some recent ldesc additions.
>>This was my fault. <hangs head in shame> Sorry....
> Hey, I didn't say nothin. I wasn't blamin no one.
>>I've also sent Corinna an updated set of setup.hints that use
>>texinfo-proper `foo' internal quotation marks, instead of "foo".
> I was thinking about modifying upset to use the `' style quoting, but
> I figured it wouldn't actually get used all that often, so it wasn't
> worth my effort.
>>>I've modified upset to convert these types of quotes to apostrophes and
>>>this seems to have fixed the problem.
>>Thanks. I'm sure this type of screwup will happen again (maybe someone
>>OTHER than me, next time) so it's good if upset can handle this
> Yes. I guess we really need an upset -c or an upset-lint, or something.
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