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bug#22340: 25.1.50; WoMan fails on groff.1 manpage

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#22340: 25.1.50; WoMan fails on groff.1 manpage
Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 18:26:40 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Fran Burstall <address@hidden> writes:

> Starting from 'emacs -Q':
> 1. M-x woman
> 2. Select groff, then groff.1
> What I expected: a buffer containing a nicely formatted man page for
> groff.
> What I got: a fundamental-mode buffer containing a garbled version of
> the nroff src of the man page.

(I'm going through old bug reports that have unfortunately not gotten
any responses.)

I'm unable to reproduce this bug in Emacs 27, but I'm not sure I
understand the instructions.  You say "Select groff, then groff.1".

I tried

M-x woman RET groff RET

and got a properly formatted groff man page.

I then tried

M-x woman RET groff.1 RET

and got "no match", because groff.1 isn't a valid choice here.

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