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|0001334||[Online Pubs] Rationale||Editorial||Error||2020-04-07 19:28||2020-04-08 08:29|
|Priority||normal||Resolution||Accepted As Marked|
|Summary||0001334: Possible bad troff to HTML conversion in Portability Considerations section of XRAT|
In D.2.10 Command Language:
In the list of commands, we have:
sleep, tee, test, CONVERSION ERROR (.Cm) time *,1 true, wait,
The conversion error text seems erroneous. time is also not a hyperlink to time.html, unlike the other commands in the list.
Get rid of
"CONVERSION ERROR (.Cm) "
text and make time a hyperlink to the intended time utility.
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Don Cragun (manager)
In the PDF (P3771, L129440-129443) the only hyperlink is to Section 2.14. It would be nice if the utilities in that list were hyperlinks as in the on-line version.
The conversion error does not appear in the PDF. Note that time utility has a footnote in both the HTML and the PDF, but there is an extra space between "time" and "*" in the HTML that isn't in the PDF. I would guess that there is a bug in the .Cm macro processing when producing the HTML.
edited on: 2020-04-08 08:05
It looks like the HTML translation tool doesn't correctly handle a footnote marker in a macro argument. The source here has:
.Cm time *,\*FI looked for other places where "\*F" appears on a line beginning with "." and found there is only one other such place, and it also has a translation problem. It's in XRAT Section E Subprofiling Considerations under POSIX_SYMBOLIC_LINKS, where the troff source:
.Fn lchown ,\*Fis rendered in the HTML version as:
|This conversion error and two other conversion errors in XRAT have been corrected.|
The lchown conversion has also been fixed.
Files updated in XRAT:
Download bundles have been updated.
|2020-04-07 19:28||andras_farkas||New Issue|
|2020-04-07 19:28||andras_farkas||Name||=> Andras Farkas|
|2020-04-07 19:28||andras_farkas||Section||=> Portability Considerations|
|2020-04-07 23:35||Don Cragun||Note Added: 0004815|
|2020-04-08 08:04||geoffclare||Note Added: 0004819|
|2020-04-08 08:04||geoffclare||Project||1003.1(2016)/Issue7+TC2 => Online Pubs|
|2020-04-08 08:05||geoffclare||Note Edited: 0004819|
|2020-04-08 08:12||agadmin||Note Added: 0004820|
|2020-04-08 08:28||agadmin||Note Added: 0004821|
|2020-04-08 08:29||agadmin||Status||New => Applied|
|2020-04-08 08:29||agadmin||Resolution||Open => Accepted As Marked|
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