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Re: 1.23.0.rc1.2875-9c30-dirty: does not prefer its own same-version sub
Re: 1.23.0.rc1.2875-9c30-dirty: does not prefer its own same-version subprograms?
Sun, 4 Sep 2022 09:51:26 -0500
On 9/3/22, Steffen Nurpmeso <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Letting aside that --with[out]-doc was blindly removed
This was not done blindly: Ingo posted a lengthy rationale to this
list (http://lists.gnu.org/r/groff/2022-04/msg00009.html), and invited
comment from anyone who wanted to retain the option. No one spoke up
in its favor.
> #?0|kent:src$ s-roff -v
> GNU groff version 1.23.0.rc1.2875-9c30-dirty
> Copyright (C) 2022 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> GNU groff comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> You may redistribute copies of groff and its subprograms
> under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
> For more information about these matters, see the file
> named COPYING.
> called subprograms:
> GNU grops (groff) version 1.22.4
> GNU troff (groff) version 1.22.4
> ^ Finds the programs of the Linux distro's groff variant.
You seem to have stumbled across an instance of Savannah #62860: