bugGNU troff - Bugs: bug #42151, inconsistent treatment of CRLF


bug #42151: inconsistent treatment of CRLF

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Submitted on:  Sun 20 Apr 2014 03:25:17 PM UTC  
Severity: 3 - NormalItem Group: None
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
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Sun 20 Apr 2014 03:25:17 PM UTC, original submission:

Plain groff accepts Windows-style CRLF line terminators besides the Unix standard LF. So does groff -t. But groff -e and groff -p
do not. (I have not tried other preprocessors.)

This inconsistency is easy to work around, but hard to defend.

Doug McIlroy



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