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bug #52442: groff_mdoc(7): Refer to unstripped symbol names.

Submitted by:  G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
Submitted on:  Sun 19 Nov 2017 03:20:00 AM UTC  
Category:  Macro - mdoc Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Documentation Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
Open/Closed:  Closed Planned Release:  None

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Mon 18 Jun 2018 07:40:47 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Fixed several months ago.

commit 725929a405e2fed5a10d064421f202dc953f5f4e
Author: G. Branden Robinson <g.branden.robinson@gmail.com>
Date:   Sat Nov 18 22:27:37 2017 -0500

    tmac/groff_mdoc.7.man: Use full symbol names.

    Not their stripped versions, which are no longer stripped after
    commit ec303ca205c6471a95d0e874cbea3baba5a76f4b.

G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
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Sun 19 Nov 2017 03:20:00 AM UTC, original submission:  

The following commit caused some damage, since groff_mdoc(7) assumed the mdoc symbol names it used were stripped of their "doc-" prefixes.

commit ec303ca205c6471a95d0e874cbea3baba5a76f4b
Author: G. Branden Robinson <g.branden.robinson@gmail.com>
Date:   Sun Nov 12 09:03:35 2017 -0500

    * tmac/strip.sed: Stop rewriting symbol names.

    A substitution originally intended to strip the "doc-" prefix off of
    mdoc macro and string names unintentionally caught some mom stuff.
    Harmlessly in this instance, but with potentially surprising future
    effects.  Remove (only) this substitution per discussion in
    https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/groff/2017-11/msg00055.html et

    Also migrate comments (in both sed _and_ roff syntax) away from

    Signed-off-by: G. Branden Robinson <g.branden.robinson@gmail.com>

I have a fix ready and am preparing to commit and push.

G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
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