On Mon, 4 Sep 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:
> Erm... You do realize that "by hands" is "by editor commands", don't you?
> Notice that it is not a global search and replace - you see the instance,
> you decide whether to change it with the long sequence of editor commands
> or with the short one.
Yes, I do understand that. In your approach one does:
a) executes a complex vi macro and makes a decision in each instance for
simple cases of mark_buffer_dirty() usage
and then does
b) greps for any "non-trivial" usages thereof (like fat_) and does it by
Ok, I agree, your approach is superiour to mine, where one does just:
a) greps for any (trivial or otherwise) usages of mark_buffer_dirty() (or
anything that looks remotely like it :) and edit it by hand.
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