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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 9 months ago

#66 closed defect (fixed)

"mdocml" cannot process xpra.1

Reported by: Yary Owned by: Antoine Martin
Priority: trivial Milestone: 0.0.7.x
Component: platforms Version: 0.0.7.34
Keywords: Cc:

Description

Hi- I just got the latest revision of the xpra man page because the one I had was not readable by "mandoc", and the current xpra.1 has the same issue. Which is:
xpra.1:368:2: FATAL: line scope broken, syntax violated
Line 368 is
.PP
Just trying to get the different options to disable while debugging. I can use "groff" to get some human readable output, though it is a hard-to-read format.

Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by Yary

ps. I can get good output from groff, using
groff -man -Tascii xpra.1|less
so this is a very minor issue. (Might be bigger if you want systems that rely on "mandoc" to work out-of-the-box)

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by Antoine Martin

Status: newaccepted

That would be great, but I cannot get any warnings or errors here.

Any suggestions for a fix? Or a where can I get mdoc for Fedora?

Last edited 10 years ago by Antoine Martin (previous) (diff)

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by Yary

I'm not a whiz a roff macros, but deleting the ".TP" line just before the ".PP" line seems to make mandoc happy and still produces good-looking output.

There are Mac & Windows binaries for mandoc available from http://mdocml.bsd.lv/ so if you have one of those systems, you could try running xpra.1 through it there.

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by Antoine Martin

Resolution: fixed
Status: acceptedclosed
Summary: "madoc" cannot process xpra.1"mdocml" cannot process xpra.1

applied in r392 - thanks!

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by Antoine Martin

Milestone: current0.0.7.x
Version: 0.0.7.34

comment:6 Changed 9 months ago by migration script

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/66

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