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[groff] 07/07: ANNOUNCE: Update.

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 07/07: ANNOUNCE: Update.
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 18:18:05 -0400 (EDT)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch master
in repository groff.

commit 541a3f95c0bf3ac0bc05b89b05046a1c6d659408
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Wed Mar 22 15:24:46 2023 -0500

    ANNOUNCE: Update.
 ANNOUNCE | 17 +++++++++++++----
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/ANNOUNCE b/ANNOUNCE
index ef2bb59fd..a381abd7e 100644
@@ -29,6 +29,15 @@ while consuming minimal system resources.
+Release candidate 4 resolves portability problems on 64-bit AIX and
+64-bit MinGW, with FreeBSD/NetBSD/AIX make(1), and with the Sun C
+compiler; improves the fallback used in groff's man pages to keep them
+rendering on systems that don't implement the new `MR` man(7) macro;
+makes generation of the distribution archive less dependent on the build
+configuration; makes the automated tests more robust and revealing;
+improves configuration checking for URW font availability; and updates
+the documentation.
 Since groff 1.22.4 was released in December 2018, 26 people have made a
 total of over 4,500 commits.
@@ -135,14 +144,14 @@ sha256sum < groff-1.23.0.rc4.tar.gz | cut -f1 -d\  | xxd 
-r -p | base64
+o A defect in GNU diffutils 3.9 (January 2023) causes gdiffmk to
+  malfunction and its automated test to fail.  See
+  <>.
 o GNU tools, or otherwise POSIX-conforming ones, are generally required
   to build on Solaris 10 or 11.  See the "PROBLEMS" file in the
   distribution archive.
-o A failure in automated testing occurs (if you run "make check") for
-  gdiffmk if GNU diffutils 3.9 is used.  This is a known problem with
-  that release; see <>.
 o Solaris 10 has known problems with automated tests; see the "PROBLEMS"
   file in the distribution archive.

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