* A minor problem in FAQ03.html due to a yodl bug
@ 2022-06-09 7:05 Jun T
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From: Jun T @ 2022-06-09 7:05 UTC (permalink / raw)
I've noticed Zsh FAQ on sourceforge has a minor problem:
Other way of causing word splitting include a judicious use of `eval':
sentence="Longtemps, je me suis couch\+NOTRANS(é) de bonne heure."
It seems this is due to a bug of (some versions of) yodl.
yodl-3.05.00 has this problem, but version 4.04.02 ((Ubuntu 22.04)
correctly outputs "couch\\'e". I don't know when this bug was
introduced and when it has been fixed.
A workaround is to replace either \ or ' by CHAR().
Do I need to push this patch?
Or is it enough to use the latest versions of yodl?
diff --git a/Etc/FAQ.yo b/Etc/FAQ.yo
index 8bd7262fe..8a6895454 100644
@@ -1055,8 +1055,9 @@ label(31)
Other ways of causing word splitting include a judicious use of
+ COMMENT(CHAR(39) is a workaround for a bug in some versions of yodl)\
- sentence="Longtemps, je me suis couch\\'e de bonne heure."
+ sentence="Longtemps, je me suis couch\\CHAR(39)e de bonne heure."
after which $words is an array with the words of $sentence (note
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