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Re: CVS commit: src/external/bsd/top/bin

In article <>,
Joerg Sonnenberger  <> wrote:
>On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 10:04:05PM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> Module Name: src
>> Committed By:        christos
>> Date:                Thu Mar 21 02:04:05 UTC 2013
>> Modified Files:
>>      src/external/bsd/top/bin: Makefile
>> Log Message:
>> The man page has numbered registers and conditionals and cannot be handled
>> by mandoc, so make it use groff. Unfortunately since we don't install cat
>> pages, this does not work. At least it works for html!
>mandoc supports conditionals and numbered registers, it just doesn't use
>them to implement the numbers. I do believe that the use in this man
>page is wrong...

How is that? "\n<name>" is the way to refer to print numbered registers.
mandoc eats the backslash and print n<name>.
Even using ".af <name> <format>" to change the format (from the default
which is decimal) does not phase it.

Should I fix it?


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