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Re: update-copyright copyright notice corruption bug
On Wed, 2 Jan 2013, Eric Blake wrote:
> The original was:
> Copyright (C) 1995,97,99 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> and that pattern (4-digits followed by 2-digits, with gaps in the years,
> but no spaces in the listing) is not currently tested in the
> update-copyright testsuite.
I don't believe the "no spaces" is required for this bug to show. The
corruption also appeared for misc/sys/file.h, for example:
-/* Copyright (C) 1991, 92, 96, 97, 98, 99 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
+/* Copyright (C) 11999, 20131, 1992-1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
Joseph S. Myers