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patch #9469: Dead code in man2html.c

Submitter:  AppChecker <appchecker>
Submitted:  Wed 25 Oct 2017 05:33:02 PM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  Wont Do Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Open

Wed 21 Feb 2018 02:13:05 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I inherited this code from someone else; I'm leaving it as-is.

Chet Ramey <chet>
Group administrator
Wed 25 Oct 2017 05:33:02 PM UTC, original submission:  


in the file man2html.c, line n2399:
case V('e', 'c'):
    c = c + j;
    if (*c != '\n') {
        escapesym = *c;
    } else
        escapesym = '\\';
        c = skip_till_newline(c);

function skip_till_newline is never called.

This possible defect found by AppChecker

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-02-21 chet StatusNone Wont Do

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