[Dctrl-tools-devel] Bug#557964: Bug#557964: dctrl-tools: Man page examples use quotes instead of apostrophes and backticks
antti-juhani at kaijanaho.fi
Tue Dec 8 03:18:47 UTC 2009
On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 06:54:43PM +0100, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> I don't know. Have you got the en_US.UTF8 locale available at all?
Yes - generated it for this test specifically.
> $ locale -a
ajk at kukkaseppele:~$ locale -a
fi_FI at euro
fi_FI.iso885915 at euro
> Or isn't the LANG variable overridden by LC_* in your environment?
Tried that too before sending the earlier email. No change.
> Anyway, as #457839 explains:
> So, the Ascii grave accent (`) and Ascii apostrophe (') must never be
> used to describe shell syntax in groff code.
> However, grep-dctrl.1 contains
> % grep\-status \-P \-e 'apt|dpkg'
> If I change it to
> % grep\-status \-P \-e \(aqapt|dpkg\(aq
> the problem disappears. I don't know why the problem does not manifest
> for you, but in my opinion the man page is incorrect and needs fixing.
I'm not comfortable making a change I can't verify myself, but if you are
willing to provide a tested patch, that'd solve the problem.
Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho, Jyväskylä, Finland
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