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From: Miklos Vajna <vmiklos@frugalware.org>
To: Thomas Rast <trast@student.ethz.ch>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Anders Kaseorg <andersk@mit.edu>,
	Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	bill lam <cbill.lam@gmail.com>
Subject: [PATCH] Document GNU_ROFF in Makefile
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 23:31:49 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20091021213149.GX6115@genesis.frugalware.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7a3e6c8c5a11e14c19bc1a27608dcc78171c9feb.1256151199.git.trast@student.ethz.ch>

Signed-off-by: Miklos Vajna <vmiklos@frugalware.org>
---

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 08:57:27PM +0200, Thomas Rast <trast@student.ethz.ch> wrote:
> Unfortunately, as Anders Kaseorg kindly pointed out, this is not
> portable beyond groff, so we add an extra Makefile variable GNU_ROFF
> which you need to enable to get the new quoting.

You forgot to document this in Makefile. Maybe this could be just
squashed in, Junio will decide.

 Makefile |    3 +++
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index fea237b..40da590 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -159,6 +159,9 @@ all::
 # Define ASCIIDOC_NO_ROFF if your DocBook XSL escapes raw roff directives
 # (versions 1.72 and later and 1.68.1 and earlier).
 #
+# Define GNU_ROFF if you have GNU roff and you don't want to have pretty
+# apostrophe so that cut&pasting examples to the shell will work.
+#
 # Define NO_PERL_MAKEMAKER if you cannot use Makefiles generated by perl's
 # MakeMaker (e.g. using ActiveState under Cygwin).
 #
-- 
1.6.5

  reply	other threads:[~2009-10-21 21:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-10-12 10:29 quote in help code example bill lam
2009-10-12 19:40 ` Miklos Vajna
2009-10-13  2:16   ` bill lam
2009-10-13 10:19     ` Miklos Vajna
2009-10-13 14:06       ` bill lam
2009-10-13 15:30         ` Miklos Vajna
2009-10-13 20:15           ` Thomas Rast
2009-10-15 12:02             ` Thomas Rast
2009-10-21  8:24               ` [PATCH] Quote ' as \(aq in manpages Thomas Rast
2009-10-21 10:38                 ` Miklos Vajna
2009-10-21 18:01                 ` Anders Kaseorg
2009-10-21 18:57                   ` [PATCH v2] " Thomas Rast
2009-10-21 21:31                     ` Miklos Vajna [this message]
2009-10-21 22:22                       ` [PATCH] Document GNU_ROFF in Makefile Junio C Hamano
2009-10-21 22:51                         ` Anders Kaseorg
2009-10-22  8:19                           ` [PATCH v3] Quote ' as \(aq in manpages Thomas Rast
2009-10-21 21:42                     ` [PATCH v2] " Anders Kaseorg
2009-10-12 21:06 ` quote in help code example Junio C Hamano

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