[Surfraw-devel] [PATCH] Improve printing of elvi list

Jameson Rollins jrollins at finestructure.net
Sun Aug 22 03:41:36 UTC 2010

On Sat, 21 Aug 2010 15:54:14 +0100, James Rowe <jnrowe at gmail.com> wrote:
> * Jameson Rollins (jrollins at finestructure.net) wrote:
> > - Improve listing of scripts that are actually just symbolic links to
> >   other scripts.  Scripts that are links are now displayed as such,
> >   disambiguating them from the script they link to.  This makes it
> >   much nicer to maintain elvi shortcuts (such as wiki --> wikipedia).
>   This makes a lot of sense.
>   I've not applied the patch yet, because I'm not entirely convinced of
> the portability of the find construct.  The -printf action is not
> specified in the POSIX standard[1], but it may be common enough to use
> anyway.  I'd like some input from people with a non-GNU findutils
> version of find, or a little time to check it myself.

Doh!  I always forget about that.  Following up this message with a v2
of this patch that uses a simpler find call and is I think entirely
POSIX compliant...

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