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bug#8281: 24.0.50; man gpsbabel


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#8281: 24.0.50; man gpsbabel
Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2011 16:00:46 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> On Debian the gpsbabel M-x man gpsbabel page looks like
>
>    Usage:
>               gpsbabel  [options]  -i  INTYPE -f INFILE [filter] -o OUTTYPE -F
>               OUTFILE gpsbabel [options] -i INTYPE -o OUTTYPE INFILE  [filter]
>               OUTFILE
>
> Same in an emacs shell buffer doing
> $ man gpsbabel
> which looks like
>    Usage:
>               gpsbabel [options] -i INTYPE -f INFILE [filter] -o OUTTYPE -F 
> OUTFILE
>               gpsbabel [options] -i INTYPE -o OUTTYPE INFILE [filter] OUTFILE
> outside emacs. Much better.

I think that's probably because your shell outside Emacs has a different
width.  The gpsbabel.1 man page is buggy -- it doesn't have a .br before
the second line, so that it looks nice in your shell is just a
coincidence. 

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