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bug #57864: [PATCH] PROBLEMS: Change a suffix '.n' to '.7' for an mdoc man page

Submitted by:  Bjarni Ingi Gislason <bjarniig>
Submitted on:  Wed 19 Feb 2020 11:13:13 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Documentation Status:  Invalid
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed Planned Release:  None

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Tue 24 Aug 2021 12:07:09 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Commit dfeed1e1 removed this item from the PROBLEMS file entirely, so this patch is no longer needed.

Dave <barx>
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Wed 19 Feb 2020 11:13:13 PM UTC, original submission:  

From d48f767b39ab3b68cd292d8af027e0556ee06c1c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Bjarni Ingi Gislason <bjarniig@rhi.hi.is>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 23:07:12 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] PROBLEMS: Change a suffix '.n' to '.7' for an mdoc man page

  The suffix '.n' in names of created man pages is an older convention.

  Changed in commit 9d885c6b342f71594af5d45f37ce65c121641e25
(Thu Aug 27 13:27:25 2015 +0200).

  The patch contains a part of the patch in bug report #51073.

Signed-off-by: Bjarni Ingi Gislason <bjarniig@rhi.hi.is>
 PROBLEMS | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/PROBLEMS b/PROBLEMS
index cd509271..aaf309c3 100644
@@ -114,7 +114,7 @@ code snippet into the `troffrc' configuration file:


-* Processing mdoc man pages like `groff_mdoc.n' fails if I use
+* Processing mdoc man pages like `groff_mdoc.7' fails if I use
   `test-groff'.  Why?

 Because the source does then not contain the directory "/tmac/mdoc"

Bjarni Ingi Gislason <bjarniig>


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