[blfs-dev] Large commit

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Feb 11 11:04:02 PST 2013


Randy McMurchy wrote these words on 02/11/13 12:55 CST:
> I just ran my script that cleans up extraneous spaces from blank lines and
> at the end of lines in all the .xml files.

If you use Vim to edit the book's .xml, you can add the following lines
to your /etc/vimrc file and it will show in red any extraneous spaces in
the .xml. I find it handy as it makes it easy to keep the files clean.

" Catch trailing whitespace and highlight them
highlight ForbiddenWhitespace ctermbg=red guibg=red
match ForbiddenWhitespace /\s\+$\|\t/
" Do not highlight spaces at the end of line while typing on that line
autocmd InsertEnter * match ForbiddenWhitespace /\t\|\s\+\%#\@<!$/

-- 
Randy

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