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bug#31228: Update GREP manpage

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#31228: Update GREP manpage
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:55:17 -0700
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Ingo Schwarze wrote:

i admit that it requires a bit of work, but it would
give your users better manual pages

We could add it to our list of things to do. In the meantime...

groff and mandoc output of what you committed to git are
byte-by-byte identical except for the following one-blank difference
(mandoc output looks minimally better than groff output at that
point, groff prints one excess blank character because it wrongly
detects the end of a sentence where there is none):

That's a minor formatting glitch in the grep man page. Thanks for reporting it. I fixed it by installing the attached patch, which fixes some similar glitches too. I installed a couple of other man page patches while in the neighborhood; you can see the current version here:


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