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[groff] 19/38: doc/groff.texi: Drop "grog" subsection/node.

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 19/38: doc/groff.texi: Drop "grog" subsection/node.
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 2022 19:56:31 -0400 (EDT)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch master
in repository groff.

commit 96309f4ac58cb5ccc133bc6a988ea15d4315b37f
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Mon Aug 29 17:39:19 2022 -0500

    doc/groff.texi: Drop "grog" subsection/node.
    Add a cross reference to its man page in its place.
 doc/groff.texi | 50 ++------------------------------------------------
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 48 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/groff.texi b/doc/groff.texi
index d31f5596c..0c359665c 100644
--- a/doc/groff.texi
+++ b/doc/groff.texi
@@ -949,7 +949,8 @@ standard input.  Whitespace is permitted between an option 
and its
 The @code{grog} command can be used to guess the correct @code{groff}
-command to format a file.
+command to format a file.  See its man page @cite{grog@r{(1)}}; type
+@samp{man grog} at the command line to view it.
 Here's the description of the command-line options:
@@ -1649,53 +1650,6 @@ groff -X -Z mydoc.t | gxditview -title 'trial run' -
 are equivalent.
 @c END Keep parallel with groff(1), section "Examples".
-* grog::
-@end menu
-@c ---------------------------------------------------------------------
-@node grog,  , Invocation Examples, Invocation Examples
-@subsection @code{grog}
-@pindex grog
-@code{grog} reads files, guesses which of the @code{groff} preprocessors
-and/or macro packages are required for formatting them, and prints the
-@code{groff} command including those options on the standard output.  It
-generates one or more of the options @option{-e}, @option{-man},
-@option{-me}, @option{-mm}, @option{-mom}, @option{-ms}, @option{-mdoc},
-@option{-mdoc-old}, @option{-p}, @option{-R}, @option{-g}, @option{-G},
-@option{-s}, and @option{-t}.
-A special file name@tie{}@file{-} refers to the standard input.
-Specifying no files also means to read the standard input.  Any
-specified options are included in the printed command.  No space is
-allowed between options and their arguments.  The only options
-recognized are @option{-C} (which is also passed on) to enable
-compatibility mode, and @option{-v} to print the version number and
-For example,
-grog -Tdvi
-guesses the appropriate command to print @file{} and then prints
-it to the command line after adding the @option{-Tdvi} option.  For
-direct execution, enclose the call to @code{grog} in backquotes at the
-Unix shell prompt:
-`grog -Tdvi` > paper.dvi
-As this example shows, it is still necessary to redirect the output to
-something meaningful (i.e., either a file or a pager program like
 @codequotebacktick off
 @codequoteundirected off

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