[Dctrl-tools-devel] Bug#525525: [PATCH] Partially revert fix for #525525 and add a migration path to it

Jeff King peff at peff.net
Mon Nov 14 11:54:57 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 08:38:49PM +0200, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:

> An option --ensure-dctrl is added, whose states semantics is to ensure that
> the output format is in dctrl format.  It will be ignored if -n is also
> given, as that deliberately asks for non-dctrl output.  In practical terms,
> --ensure-dctrl makes the paragraph separator unconditional, as the cold
> turkey change (in the absence of -n).  The idea is that people who prefer
> the new behaviour can set up shell aliases or other similar mechanisms
> that use --ensure-dctrl by default.

Thanks, this addresses my complaint completely.


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