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Re: [Help-bash] bash man page and FreeBSD mandoc

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] bash man page and FreeBSD mandoc
Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2018 10:01:53 -0500
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On 12/22/18 12:49 AM, Derek Schrock wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 09:59:16AM EST, Chet Ramey wrote:
>> This is a macro redefinition fix for an old bug in the BSD and Ultrix man
>> macros. We can try removing it, since there probably aren't any remaining
>> systems using them.
> Ok, I see that whole block is related to the comment.  So the fix here
> would be to remove lines 14 to 38 not just removing the characters?

Yes. The fixed version of that macro still lives on in the Solaris 10
man macros, but the broken ones are probably all gone.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden

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