On Sat, 4 Jan 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

> In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Peter Wemm writes:
> >> No, it isn't the regression tests.  It is this here in the start of stage 4:
> >>
> >> ===> usr.bin/vi
> >> *** Error code 1 (ignored)
> >> *** Error code 1 (ignored)
> >> ===> usr.bin/vis
> >>
> >> As soon as 'whereintheworld' sees an 'error code', it starts dumping that
> >> entire block to the end.  If you care to find and fix the build in vi, that
> >> would solve it.
> I think it would be more profitable to teach "whereintheworld" about
> the "(ignored)" string, wouldn't it ?

No; it would be more profitable to teach programmers to not ignore errors.
whereintheworld is perfectly non-broken in not ignoring them.  These
"*** Error" messages (not to mention other error ouput from makeworld)
also make it harder for human readers to see the actual errors.


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