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Re: showchar nonfunctional or undocumented

From: Klaatu
Subject: Re: showchar nonfunctional or undocumented
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 05:40:01 +1300
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On Monday, January 13, 2020 05:30:00 AM Klaatu wrote:
> I spent some time trying to determine what the showchar script was for, and
> have so far failed. I'm wondering if anyone can provide guidance about what
> it's meant to do?
> From reading it, it appears only to cat some postscript code with only
> nominal modification (nothing specific to the font or character name
> provided). It even seems to have Times-Roman hardcoded into it (maybe for
> rendering output?).
> I'm at a loss. There's no man or info page for it, and --help only provides
> the basic syntax.
> Thanks for a2ps!

Ignore this request, as I see now that showchar isn't part of a2ps! My distro 
packaged some scripts from psutils along with a2ps, and I didn't realize it 
until building a2ps from source myself.

Sorry for the noise.

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