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Re: groff crash

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: groff crash
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 09:16:41 +0100 (CET)

> : [nevin] .../doc; groff -man -Thtml xxx > xxx.html
> grops:/tmp/groff-troff-00FGk6:57: font `S' does not contain ascii character 
> `\'
> grops: Failed assertion at line 349, file `font.cc'.
> It is the output from a pic command, for the man macros, with 99% of
> the document removed to leave just the part that causes the crash.

This is a bug in the (old) grohtml, I think (and I can repeat it).
Please try the current snapshot which comes with a completely
different, much improved HTML driver -- running your file gives no
error (but please test the quality of the output and report it to this
list -- Gaius will soon work on grohtml again.

> PPS: I also ran the new groff (1.16.1) on RedHat 6.2.  It worked
> fine.

This is funny :-)


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