Subject: bin/8596: ncurses man page/unimplemented macro
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/09/1999 20:43:08
>Number:         8596
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       unknown macro in pkgsrc/devel/ncurses man page
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people (Utility Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Oct  9 20:42:00 1999
>Originator:     Wiz
>Release:        NetBSD-1.4.1/i386, pkgsrc supped 9 October
System: NetBSD 1.4.1 NetBSD 1.4.1 (HIRO) #0: Tue Sep 14 19:22:33 CEST 1999 i386

In the ncurses man page (cf. pkgsrc/devel/ncurses), in ncurses.3,
there seems to be a macro that's not expanded correctly.

In the man page it starts like this (table of routines ncurses supports):

center tab(/);
l l
l l .
\fBcurses\fR Routine Name/Manual Page Name

In the man page it looks like this

       center  tab(/); l l l l .  curses Routine Name/Manual Page
       Name  =  addch/curs_addch(3X)  addchnstr/curs_addchstr(3X)
       addchstr/curs_addchstr(3X)         addnstr/curs_addstr(3X)

cd /usr/pkgsrc/devel/ncurses
make install
man ncurses
go to line 221 (in ncurses 4.2)