nroff -mandoc | more no longer works
julian at freebsd.org
Sun Aug 14 19:24:29 UTC 2011
I also use this line for testing man page edits. It will be a very
sad thing if it's been broken in 9.0.
On 8/14/11 8:29 AM, Robert Watson wrote:
> I'm guessing this relates to nroff/groff tweaks, but I was a bit
> unhappy to learn that the command I've used for the last decade to
> render man pages while editing them (nroff -mandoc foo.1 | more) no
> longer works (output below).
> It seems likely this has to do with teaching groff to use ANSI
> escape codes that more, by default, rejects. I'm aware there are
> lots of other command lines I could use, but it seems unfortunate
> that this is broken -- possibly more should accept more escape codes
> in its default configuration, or nroff should generate fewer of them?
> (I'd love to see this fixed for 9.0)
> Robert N M Watson
> Computer Laboratory
> University of Cambridge
> robert at cinnamon-freebsd:/usr/src/lib/libc/sys> nroff -mandoc dup.2 |
> DUP(2) FreeBSD System Calls
> Manual DUP(2)
> ESC[1mdupESC[22m, ESC[1mdup2 ESC[22m-- duplicate an existing
> file descriptor
> Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
> ESC[1m#include <unistd.h>ESC[0m
> ESC[1mdupESC[22m(ESC[4mintESC[24m ESC[4molddESC[24m);
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