strftime man page is garbled

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 15:03:00 GMT 2015


On 6/4/2015 4:34 PM, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> On 04/06/2015 14:09, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
>> From: Marco Atzeri

>
> It might well be that starting a line with ' is not valid troff markup.

You are right

http://www.gnu.org/software/groff/manual/html_node/Basics.html#Basics

"Not all input lines are text to be formatted. Some input lines are 
requests that describe how to format the text. Requests always have a 
period (‘.’) or an apostrophe (‘'’) as the first character of the input 
line. "

I guess we need to patch upstream...


> Unfortunately, the manpages in cygwin-doc are automatically generated
> from the newlib .info pages by a perl script (See newlibinfo2man.pl in [1])

or check the script

>
> I'm not sure if these man pages are much use now that we have
> man-pages-posix
> [1] https://github.com/jon-turney/cygwin/commit/f957adfea38022bd3ab076ca77871b53be0ef654


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