[arch-dev-public] Updating 'man'

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Fri Jan 11 16:35:47 EST 2008

Am Freitag, 11. Januar 2008 22:30:13 schrieb Aaron Griffin:
> On Jan 11, 2008 3:24 PM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> > Am Freitag, 11. Januar 2008 22:11:37 schrieb Aaron Griffin:
> > > Remove -Tlatin from the nroff call, as nroff will autodetect the
> > > proper charset (this will help in displaying utf8 man pages), closing
> > > 7477 hopefully.
> >
> > Afaik this is no solution. In fact man pages are even more broken then.
> > :-)
> It fixes *some* here. For instance, take a look at the pacman 3.1 man
> page. A few of the quote characters are in utf8, and show up as (?) or
> something until you remove the -Tlatin1.

When I remove -Tlatin1 I got the following result:

Yes, even english man pages are broken now. With -Tlatin1 only those which are 
localized are broken.

> Either way, removing that should be the proper way to go here.
> Replacing man with man-db is probably more proper, but I am simply
> working with what we have at this moment, as I don't have enough gusto
> to do the complete replacement.

I did not test man-db so far. (The package in [community] does not work)


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