[Libreoffice] [PUSHED] repo base and filters: removal of extra newlines

Jonathan Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 21 07:02:11 PST 2011

On 01/21/2011 12:16 PM, Michael Meeks wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> On Fri, 2011-01-21 at 03:39 +0100, Michael Koch wrote:
>> Attached you will find my first (but not last ;-) ) two patches.
> 	Great ! :-) good to have you on board.
>>   I wrote a Perl script to recursively search repos for "suspicious"
>> files. (Files with a lot of "empty line, code line, empty line, code
>> line, ..."). As there are over 100 "suspicious" files in "filters", I
>> will finish it later.
> 	Nice; in general I think it is perhaps only worth eliding the most
> obvious chunks where 10+ code lines in files are consecutively double
> spaced for no apparent reason :-)
>> Should my script get pushed, too, for others to use it? And if yes,
>> where should I place it?
> 	Certainly - lets put it in bin/ and we could turn it into a more
> generic 'lint' tool over time (perhaps).
>> Licensed under LGPLv3+ / MPL
> 	Pushed your patch (Jonathan (eagles) did the other one earlier). It
> might be an idea to leave him to do the whitespace stuff, and see if
> your valuable perl skills can be applied to cleaning up eg. build.pl and
> make_installer.pl pieces which are in dire need of some perl love :-)
> 	Anyhow, great to have you around&  thanks again,
> 		Michael.
He is actually helping me out a really lot by finding the files that 
need to be fixed with the script he wrote and adding a list of files to 
fix on the wiki for the easy hack.

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