[TUHS] My EuroBSDcon talk (preview for commentary)
dds at aueb.gr
Sat Sep 14 17:35:22 AEST 2019
Correct! I formatted the Third Edition manual with nroff rather than
troff, but, as you write, it could have been roff.
Only one man page file contains macro definitions:
and the man source files also contain the formatted output corresponding
to that file:
Furthermore, this file (and the others in the same directory — manx)
does not appear in the original Third Edition manual.
So most likely the man pages were formatted with roff, although nroff
existed and was documented at the time.
On 14-Sep-19 0:45, Clem Cole wrote:
> Awesome -- great way to figure it out, although I'm not sure 3rd edition
> was nroff, I think it might have been roff. I think a smart test is to
> check to see if those sources used a macro package or not. If not macro
> package, I think that tells us that the likely formatting program was roff.
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