man pages won't work
a.d.stribblehill at durham.ac.uk
Thu Nov 9 21:50:33 EST 2000
Quoting Damien Miller <djm at mindrot.org>:
> On Wed, 8 Nov 2000, Gert Doering wrote:
> > Seconded. I thought it was only me (and didn't investigate further).
> > To me, it seems as if some nroff-macros are used that "generic nroff -man"
> > doesn't know.
> A few people have reported this as a problem.
> If someone with an affected system and better knowledge of nroff can come
> up with a solution it would be appreciated.
The same's true with Solaris. Since mdoc is a BSD thing,
we're not going to get most SysV systems to understand it. I
thought this was why we included the --with-manpage=cat flag (from
memory) in the ./configure script. Certainly using preformatted
pages is lots better than nothing, and is what I've done at
Systems Programmer, IT Service, University of Durham, England
 Mdoc is immesurably better than mm, but it's just not
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