Re: proposal: blank lines in

Brian Gerst (
Wed, 25 Feb 1998 22:41:50 -0500

Trevor Johnson wrote:
> Damien Miller just wrote me, asking that blank lines be added to the help
> text I've proposed for CONFIG_M386. I told him it couldn't be done,
> because the configuration programs would parse a blank line as the start
> of another option. I tried making a line with just spaces, but that
> didn't work. I think some of the texts could benefit from a blank line or
> two. What's the feeling about making this possible?
> ___
> Trevor Johnson

Probably the best way to do this would be to use some embedded code to
represent a newline, which is then parsed out into a real newline (ie,
something like \n).


Brian Gerst

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