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2. Updating files with
As LilyPond is improved, the syntax (input language) of some commands and functions can change. This usually results in unexpected errors, warnings, or even wrong output when input files, previously created for older versions of LilyPond, are then used with later versions.
To help with this, the
convert-ly command can be used to
upgrade older input files to the newer syntax.
|2.1 Why does the syntax change?|
|2.2 Command-line preliminaries|
|2.3 Invoking |
|2.4 Command-line options for |
|2.5 Problems running |
|2.6 Manual conversions|
|2.7 Writing code to support multiple versions|