Bug 72924 - groff assertion fails in UTF-8 locale
groff assertion fails in UTF-8 locale
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: groff (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Florian La Roche
Mike McLean
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Blocks: 67218
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Reported: 2002-08-28 22:40 EDT by Scott Lamb
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-31 16:47:34 EDT
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Description Scott Lamb 2002-08-28 22:40:58 EDT
groff blows an assertion when passed the iso-8859-1 manual page with default
(UTF-8) locale.

    $ rpm -q man man-pages groff
    man-1.5j-9
    man-pages-1.53-1
    groff-1.18-5
    $ man 7 iso-8859-1 > /dev/null
    troff: Failed assertion at line 2996, file `node.cc'.
    groff: troff: Aborted
    grotty:<standard input>:543:warning: no final `x stop' command
Comment 1 Florian La Roche 2002-08-31 16:47:28 EDT
"man 7 iso_8859-1" works fine
"man 7 iso-8859-1" faults, but this is just a reference to the other man-page

"nroff -man -Tutf8 iso_8859-1.7 | less" and
"nroff -man -Tutf8 iso-8859-1.7 | less" work both fine and also without
the -Tutf8

Seems to be some problem with "man" or something else??

greetings,

Florian La Roche
Comment 2 Florian La Roche 2002-08-31 17:43:40 EDT
Fixed with release 6 or newer.

Thanks a lot,

Florian La Roche

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