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[groff] 10/15: troff(1): Fix style nits.

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 10/15: troff(1): Fix style nits.
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 18:13:14 -0400 (EDT)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch master
in repository groff.

commit 9651dd60582f190ae9c4eef4e92c7ce69ba0ba58
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Wed Jul 21 02:38:31 2021 +1000

    troff(1): Fix style nits.
    * Descibe -b, -w, -W options more tersely.
 src/roff/troff/ | 39 +++++++++++++--------------------------
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)

diff --git a/src/roff/troff/ b/src/roff/troff/
index 709ddb1..a77d4e2 100644
--- a/src/roff/troff/
+++ b/src/roff/troff/
@@ -160,14 +160,13 @@ output are subject to change.
 .B \-b
-Print a backtrace with each warning or error message.
-This backtrace should help track down the cause of the error.
+Write an input stack backtrace to the standard error stream with each
+.I \%@g@troff
+diagnostic message.
-The line numbers given in the backtrace may not always be correct,
+The line numbers given in the backtrace might not always be correct;
 .IR \%@g@troff 's
-idea of line numbers gets confused by
+idea of line numbers can be confused by
 .B .as
 .B .am
@@ -431,29 +430,17 @@ option above.
 .BI \-w name
-Enable warning
-.IR  name .
-Available warnings are described in section \(lqWarnings\(rq below.
-To enable most useful warnings use
-.B \-w
-.BR all .
-To enable absolutely all warnings use
-.B \-w w
-.B \-w
-options are allowed.
 .BI \-W name
-Inhibit warning
+.RB ( \-w )
+or inhibit
+.RB ( \-W )
+emission of warnings in category
 .IR name .
-.B \-W
-options are allowed.
+See subsection \[lq]Warnings\[rq] below.
 .B \-z

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