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Re: [Groff] character garble

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] character garble
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2005 23:54:38 +0200 (CEST)

>    >      o If the environment variable GROFF_NO_SGR is set, SGR
>    >        output is disabled, reverting to the old behaviour.
>    > 
>    > nor does this.
>    Hmm, strange.  This *must* work since it directly affects grotty.
>    Are you sure that your man program doesn't use a hard-coded groff
>    version?  Is it really using 1.19.2?
> I overwrote the existing groff 1.15 that was installed to the
> system, so I am fairly certain.  However, is there something I can
> do to test it to make sure?

You have to find out which grotty is used by `man'.

If you set GROFF_NO_SGR, and the call

  groff -Tascii -man grotty.1 | less

works successfully, the problem must be elsewhere.


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