Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:

> Andreas Schwab <sch...@linux-m68k.org> writes:
>> Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:
>>> +# Similarly for IFS, but some shells (e.g. FreeBSD 7.2) are buggy and
>>> +# do not equate an unset IFS with IFS with the default, so here is
>>> +# an explicit SP HT LF.
>>> +IFS='      
>>> +'
>> Trailing whitespace can easily get lost
> The comment above the assingment spell the character names out for
> that exact reason.  Honestly, I think

That won't help if you don't look for it.  The loss can easily happen
while you are in a different part of the file.


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