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Re: [Groff] groff(7) preprocessors

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] groff(7) preprocessors
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 11:20:38 +0200 (CEST)

> > Moreover 'man' seems to be sensitive about a blank preceding the
> > preproc string and because of the Emacs comment in the first line.
> > Emacs is smart to recognize the file's identifying string in the
> > second line as well.  So the first line should be adjusted as
> > follows.
> > 
> > ./man/groff.n
> > -'\" st                        -*- nroff -*-
> > +'\"t
> > +.\"                        -*- nroff -*-
> Removing the blank will cause both man-db and (I think) aeb's man to
> ignore the line entirely, although moving the comment is probably
> indeed a good idea. I can fix man-db.

The local variable to select nroff mode in Emacs is now at the end of
the file; I've checked all man pages to not use `s'.


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