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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.5] fix megaraid driver compile error
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    On Thu, 2003-02-06 at 14:02, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    >
    > On 6 Feb 2003, Steven Cole wrote:
    > >
    > > In this case the issue is not a broken mailer, but rather the improper
    > > use of a good one. Mark is using Evolution and so am I. It appears
    > > that he did a cut and paste from an xterm (or something similar) which
    > > converted the tabs to spaces.
    >
    > Ahh, yes. That would also do it.
    >
    > [ I'm also happy to hear that Evolution does it right these days, I have
    > this memory of it pruning whitespace at ends of lines by default like
    > some broken versions of pine also did. But maybe it was some other
    > graphical mail client. ]
    >
    > Anyway, applied.
    >
    > Linus

    BTW, to save bandwidth and whitespace mishaps we could send patches as
    scripts, just like Al Viro did once-upon-a-time.
    http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=102669188302509&w=2

    So, since this uses ex instead of vi ;), here is something to fix
    the spelling of definite and separate throughout the tree.

    Applied to plain 2.5.59, diffstat reports this for the 871-line diff:
    63 files changed, 77 insertions(+), 77 deletions(-)

    Steven

    #!/bin/sh
    find . -name "*" | xargs grep -l definat | awk '{print "ex - ",$1," -c \"%s/definat/definit/g|x\""}' | sh
    find . -name "*" | xargs grep -l seperat | awk '{print "ex - ",$1," -c \"%s/seperat/separat/g|x\""}' | sh





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