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Re: Menu: Help -> Manuals -> Read Man Page... problem


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Menu: Help -> Manuals -> Read Man Page... problem
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 18:26:29 +0200

> Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 09:52:31 +0100 (CET)
> From: Peter Breitenlohner <address@hidden>
> 
> > Current Emacs development sources already set GROFF_NO_SGR=1 when they
> > run `man'.
> 
> Good to know (in particular since man is somewhat disfavoured by FSF).
> 
> Is this built into the emacs binary or just in the one place I found:
> line 61 of emacs-21.3/lisp/gnus/gnus-uu.el?

No, it's in man.el:

        (setenv "GROFF_NO_SGR" "1")
        (if (fboundp 'start-process)
            (set-process-sentinel
             (start-process manual-program buffer "sh" "-c"
                            (format (Man-build-man-command) man-args))
             'Man-bgproc-sentinel)




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