Bug 118242 - iconv and groff fail when using man command
iconv and groff fail when using man command
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-03-14 08:14 EST by Eric N. Ebert
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-26 01:53:50 EDT
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Description Eric N. Ebert 2004-03-14 08:14:34 EST
Description of problem:
When doing man login, man logout, and man rpm icov and groff report
broken pipes when I hit q to quit the man page.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.man login
2.Hit q to quit the man page
Actual results:
Error is returned in the shell

Expected results:
Man should quit normally

Additional info:
/usr/bin/nroff: line 69: 21648 Done                    /usr/bin/iconv
-f ${charset_in} -t utf-8 ${TMPFILE}
     21649                       | /usr/bin/groff -mtty-char -Tutf8
$opts 2>/dev/null
     21650 Broken pipe             | /usr/bin/iconv -f utf-8 -t
Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2004-05-27 08:53:17 EDT
What $LANG (or $LC_ALL) do you use?
I cannot reproduce this on FC2 with en_US.UTF-8.
Comment 2 Ulrich Drepper 2004-08-26 01:53:50 EDT
No reply in three months.  Closing.

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