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Re: [Groff] What does the "-u" in ".tmac-u" mean?

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] What does the "-u" in ".tmac-u" mean?
Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 08:09:48 +0100 (CET)

> Does anyone know the reason for the following convention?
> $ find -name "*.tmac-*"
> ./contrib/hdtbl/hdmisc.tmac-u
> ./contrib/hdtbl/hdtbl.tmac-u
> ./contrib/mom/om.tmac-u
> ./tmac/e.tmac-u
> ./tmac/doc.tmac-u
> ./tmac/doc-old.tmac-u

If my memory serves me well, the `u' stands for `uncompressed', i.e.,
without comments and indentation removed.  Bertrand removed the
functionality to install stripped tmac files, IIRC — computers are
much faster today, so this is (probably?) no longer needed.


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