[Bug 1685] Groff New Version

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Wed Jan 18 20:42:28 PST 2006


http://bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1685


alexander at linuxfromscratch.org changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|UNCONFIRMED                 |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |INVALID




------- Additional Comments From alexander at linuxfromscratch.org  2006-01-18 21:42 -------
LFS explicitly states why it sticks with _patched_ 1.18.1.1:

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Apply the patch that adds the “ascii8” and “nippon” devices to Groff:

zcat ../groff_1.18.1.1-10.diff.gz | patch -Np1

Note

These devices are used by Man-DB when formatting non-English manual pages that
are not in the ISO-8859-1 encoding. Currently, there is no working patch for
Groff-1.19.x that adds this functionality.

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So new versions of groff will be ignored. New Debian patches is what one should
watch for, and there is no groff_1.18.1.1-11.diff.gz yet.



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