[quagga-dev 9941] Re: [RFC] removing all ^L (page break/form feed) from the code

Scott Feldman sfeldma at cumulusnetworks.com
Thu Nov 1 02:02:14 GMT 2012


+1 on removal

On Oct 30, 2012, at 4:30 PM, David Lamparter wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> 
> since it just slightly breaks the patchwork patch tracking system, I'm
> considering removing all instances of ^L (page break/form feed/\x0c)
> from the Quagga source code.
> 
> (I think those control codes are a totally anachronistic leftover from
> last century;  having them gone is a good thing either way, preferably
> before they subtly break something else.)
> 
> It should be possible to fixup patches by doing just the same, and they
> should apply as cleanly as they did before.  However, I'd still wait
> until a time when we have little backlog/outstanding patches.
> 
> Comments?
> 
> -David
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