Subject: Re: How About Some Images for 1.2G?
To: David Evans <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/22/1997 16:01:35
On Fri, 20 Jun 1997, David Evans wrote:

> Brian D Chase wrote:
> > 
> > It would be nice to have a new snapshot for 1.2G.  I know I'm having some
> > difficulties in just moving my system from 1.2C to 1.2G.  The troff
> > command keeps dumping with Signal 11 on me every time my `make's get to
> > the point where they process the man pages.  I'm hoping that recompiling
> > the *roff commands will fix my problems (waiting on the compile as I
> > type).
> > 
>   Yes, I've had this super annoying problem while compiling 1.2D on my
> 1.2C system (I've been slow to get along...)  I just changed "nroff" to
> "echo" for now in the man-producing makefile template.  Just hope I remember
> to change it back...

The problem is appearantly in g++. If you turn off optimizing and
recompile nroff, you should get it to work fine.


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