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Re: makemandb errors from pkgsrc

On Sun, 11 Mar 2012, Iain Hibbert wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Mar 2012, Dave Huang wrote:
> > makemandb: Error in indexing /usr/share/man/man7/groff_mmse.7
> >
> > OK, so there's an error. What's the error? Maybe if it told me what the
> > problem was, I could try to fix it. The page is Swedish--is that the 
> > problem?
> > If so, there's nothing I can do about that--Swedish is a fine language, and 
> > I
> > think the Swedes should be allowed to have manpages too :)
> Ha yes, that is mostly the non-ASCII characters embedded in the source, I
> think mandoc_char(7) lists how to use them properly though if its worth it
> I don't know (are we anticipating a groff removal event 'soon' ?)

I changed the non-ASCII to character escapes, but makemandb(1) still
persists claiming an error.

"mandoc -Tlint" says that it cannot parse the date, though I think that is
not relevant to makemandb

The makemandb error is because there is no NAME section, not sure what to
do about that.. Joerg?


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