[flac-dev] form feed in getopt

Ralph Giles giles at thaumas.net
Thu Nov 13 11:46:29 PST 2014

On 2014-11-13 7:49 AM, lvqcl wrote:
> I found that getopt.c and getopt1.c files contain 0x0c character
> aka "form feed" aka '\f'. What's the purpose of them?

GNU code (or emacs?) sometimes uses ^L as a page break. It's reasonable
to remove them. The compiler treats them as whitespace, so it's only an
issue of formatting style.


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