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Re: [Groff] Composite output regression due to Unicode fonts?

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] Composite output regression due to Unicode fonts?
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 08:16:51 +0200 (CEST)

> > Don't call preconv directly!  It will vanish soon because its
> > functionality will become part of soelim.  Instead, please use the -K
> > switch of groff.
> man-db uses a classical troff pipeline rather than using groff
> directly, so this is not possible.  It also has its own soelim
> implementation, created in order to be able to handle compressed
> files. I'm not sure what to do about this.  The suggestion I saw of
> having a hardlink from soelim to preconv seems good; then it would
> be possible for man to detect whether this feature is present in
> groff without the need for configure switches.

I see.  Well, `preconv -e ...' will be replaced with `soelim -e ...',
so this isn't a real problem.


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