[aur-dev] [PATCH] Make whitespace significant in comments. Fixes FS#14391.

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 23:29:46 EST 2010

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 10:01 PM, Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu 14 Jan 2010 00:30 -0500, Ronuk Raval wrote:
>> Originally reported the bug [1] a while ago, but butted heads into it again
>> recently [2]. Here's my rather small patch to fix the issue.
>> Note that this would cause the column to stretch out to fit its contents,
>> possibly breaking layout. However, I felt that to be an adequate compromise
>> given the goal of altering comments as little as possible.
> While I don't like altering comments, I also don't like people posting
> large PKGBUILDs and patches in that section as they quickly become
> obsolete.

Why not limit the comment length then? Just add a note saying
"comments over X characters in length will be truncated. if you are
looking to put a whole PKGBUILD here, you probably shouldn't..."


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