GNU bug report logs - #25833
fold: add option to break on other (non-space) characters

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Package: coreutils; Severity: wishlist; Reported by: 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson <jidanni@HIDDEN>; dated Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:16:02 UTC; Maintainer for coreutils is bug-coreutils@HIDDEN.
Changed bug title to 'fold: add option to break on other (non-space) characters' from 'fold -s ... but for more than just spaces' Request was from Assaf Gordon <assafgordon@HIDDEN> to control <at> debbugs.gnu.org. Full text available.
Severity set to 'wishlist' from 'normal' Request was from Assaf Gordon <assafgordon@HIDDEN> to control <at> debbugs.gnu.org. Full text available.

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Subject: fold -s ... but for more than just spaces
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fold -s will break at spaces.
But why not let the user also pick an arbitrary character, other than
spaces, too?




Acknowledgement sent to 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson <jidanni@HIDDEN>:
New bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to bug-coreutils@HIDDEN. Full text available.
Report forwarded to bug-coreutils@HIDDEN:
bug#25833; Package coreutils. Full text available.
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