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Re: many typo fixes

Tom Tromey wrote:
>>>>>> "Jim" == Jim Meyering <> writes:
> Jim> Massaging the output of,
> Jim> Also, beware of the few suggested transforms that map from all-caps
> Jim> like "LENGHT" to leading-cap-only "Length".
> Jim> This is deliberately just an FYI, not an actual patch.
> Jim> I'll let someone else write the actual patch.
> I looked at this a little today.
> It needed some further tweaks, as it is also applying patches to the
> code, in some cases breaking it.  At least, that is the case when I ran
> it myself -- I don't see the specific problem I noticed in your list,
> which is odd since I just used your script...

Maybe because the underlying tool is evolving
and we were using different versions.

> Anyway once I did that I realized I didn't really trust the output, and
> I didn't really want to do a detailed review the whole patch by hand.
> It's rather large and boring.  You can't rely on the compiler because
> not every file is compiled on every host...
> So I think I'm going to drop it.  If you want to make a patch for gdb,
> though, ... :)

Completely understandable.
Yes, it's very boring ;-)

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