bugGNU roff - Bugs: bug #64559, [troff] does not diagnose trailing...

 
 

bug #64559: [troff] does not diagnose trailing garbage in register assignment

Submitter:  G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
Submitted:  Wed 16 Aug 2023 03:45:10 AM UTC
   
 
Category:  Core Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Warning/Suspicious behaviour Status:  None
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Wed 16 Aug 2023 03:58:13 AM UTC, comment #2: 

I mean bug #64240.  :-|

G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
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Wed 16 Aug 2023 03:57:45 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Also see bug #6240.  Need root-cause analysis to determine if it's a duplicate.

G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
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Wed 16 Aug 2023 03:45:10 AM UTC, original submission:  


$ groff -ww -rXX=3D </dev/null; echo foobar
foobar
$ echo '.nr XX 3D' | groff -ww -rXX=3D; echo foobar
foobar


That 'D' is not a scaling unit--it's just nonsense.  We should complain, but we don't.

Pointed out by Alex Colomar.

G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
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