Bug 795567 - highlight doesn't produce output with unknown syntax type
Summary: highlight doesn't produce output with unknown syntax type
Alias: None
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: highlight
Version: el6
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jochen Schmitt
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-02-20 22:42 UTC by Ferry Huberts
Modified: 2012-04-19 17:34 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: highlight-3.8-1.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-04-19 17:34:32 UTC
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Description Ferry Huberts 2012-02-20 22:42:16 UTC
Description of problem:
highlight doesn't produce output with unknown syntax type even though the manual page says it should produce output.

this is a regression over el5

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:

$ echo "a line" > .project
$ cat .project | highlight -f --force -I -O xhtml -S project 2> /dev/null

Actual results:
(view the error with the command 'cat .project | highlight -f --force -I -O xhtml -S project')

highlight: Lua error ( cannot open /usr/share/highlight/langDefs/project.lang: No such file or directory ) in project.lang

Expected results:
plaintext output of the .projectfile

Additional info:

Comment 1 Ferry Huberts 2012-02-21 15:26:04 UTC
file upstream bug report at https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3490017&group_id=215618&atid=1034391

Comment 2 Ferry Huberts 2012-02-27 20:10:12 UTC
upstream reports that this bug was fixed in version 3.5

upstream is now at version 3.8, so please update the package, the one EPEL is a bit old.

Comment 3 Ferry Huberts 2012-03-02 13:34:06 UTC

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-04-04 15:30:26 UTC
highlight-3.8-1.el6 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 6.

Comment 5 Ferry Huberts 2012-04-04 16:28:23 UTC

tested the koji build and this issue is fixed

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-04-05 03:05:36 UTC
Package highlight-3.8-1.el6:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=epel-testing highlight-3.8-1.el6'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-04-19 17:34:32 UTC
highlight-3.8-1.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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