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bug #55302: 'grog' emits confusing warnings for some man pages

Submitted by:  Eli Zaretskii <eliz>
Submitted on:  Thu 27 Dec 2018 05:36:30 PM UTC  
 
Category:  Preprocessor - others Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Incorrect behaviour Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Planned Release:  None

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Thu 27 Dec 2018 05:36:30 PM UTC, original submission:  

Here's an example:

grog -Tascii man1/gdb.1
ms requests found, but file name extension was: man
groff -T ascii -ms man1/gdb.1

('grog' from Groff 1.22.3 outputs "groff -man" instead, btw.)

This warning is confusing, since no file with a .man extension is anywhere in sight.  I guess this means it found macros both from 'man' and 'ms'?  If so, it should say so.

Eli Zaretskii <eliz>

 

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