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Bug 190287 - man fails to properly format pages when screen width 68-79 chars
man fails to properly format pages when screen width 68-79 chars
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: man (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ivana Varekova
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2006-04-30 08:34 EDT by JW
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-05-02 05:35:37 EDT
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Patch to ensure man pages fit on screen (312 bytes, patch)
2006-04-30 08:34 EDT, JW
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Description JW 2006-04-30 08:34:45 EDT
Description of problem:
Man doesn't display manual pages properly on screen with widths between 68 and
79 characters inclusive.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.set xterm width to 70 characters
2.man -c man
Actual results:
Awful line wrapping, with difficult to read page

Expected results:
Should reformat to correct width

Additional info:
Comment 1 JW 2006-04-30 08:34:45 EDT
Created attachment 128410 [details]
Patch to ensure man pages fit on screen
Comment 2 Ivana Varekova 2006-05-02 05:35:37 EDT
Thank you for your bug report and your patch. 
This problem is fixed in the last version of man (man-1.6c-3).

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