From: firstname.lastname@example.org To: email@example.com Subject: mandoc: update Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 13:28:09 -0500 (EST) [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) Log Message: ----------- update Modified Files: -------------- mandoc: NEWS Revision Data ------------- Index: NEWS =================================================================== RCS file: /home/cvs/mandoc/mandoc/NEWS,v retrieving revision 1.35 retrieving revision 1.36 diff -LNEWS -LNEWS -u -p -r1.35 -r1.36 --- NEWS +++ NEWS @@ -2,28 +2,72 @@ $Id$ This file lists the most important changes in the mandoc.bsd.lv distribution. -Changes in version 1.14.6, released on XXX XXX, 2019 +Changes in version 1.14.6, released on September XXX, 2021 --- MAJOR NEW FEATURES --- - * man(1) -T ascii: slowly start implementing tagging support for man(7) - pages: tag alphabetic arguments of .IP, .TP, and .TQ macros - * -T html: wrap text and phrasing elements in paragraphs unless - already contained in flow containers; never put them directly - into sections. This helps to format paragraphs with the CSS - class selector .Pp. + * mdoc(7): automatic tagging improved in many respects + * mdoc(7): new .Tg (tag) macro to explicitly mark a place as defining a term + * man(7): implement some automatic tagging support + * man(1): let -w without argument show the manpath, like in man-db and man-1.6 + * -T html: wrap text and phrasing elements in paragraphs unless already + contained in flow containers; never put them directly into sections. + This helps to format paragraphs with the CSS class selector .Pp. + * man.conf(5): remove support for the "_whatdb" configuration directive + that was deprecated in 2015; please use "manpath" instead --- MINOR NEW FEATURES --- - * roff(7): implement the .break request (break out of a .while loop) - * if messages are shown and output is printed without a pager, - display a heads-up on stderr at the end because otherwise, users - may easily miss the messages + * man(1): switch the default pager from "more -s" to "less" + * man(1): in the fallback code to look for manual pages without using + mandoc.db(5), accept files "man<one-digit-section>/<name>.<full-section>" + in addition to the already supported "man<full-section>/name.[01-9]*" + * if messages are shown and output is printed without a pager, display + a heads-up on stderr at the end because otherwise, users may easily + miss the messages + * man.cgi(8): add a Content-Security-Policy HTTP header + * man.cgi(8): switch off autocomplete and autocapitalize * mandoc.css: support prefers-color-scheme: dark + * -T html: add meta viewport element to help mobile devices + * -T html -O tag: let this pass a file:// URI to the pager + * tbl(7): implement the "nospaces" option + * tbl(7) -T html: implement the "a" (em indent) layout specification + * tbl(7) -T html: implement the "b" (bold) and "i" (italic) layout modifiers + * tbl(7): support two-character font names in the layout font modifier + * tbl(7) -T html: support horinzontal rulers in individual cells + * tbl(7) -T tree: print more details about columns, options, rows, and cells + * roff(7): implement the .break request (break out of a .while loop) + * roff(7): support the CB and CI fonts in \f and .ft + * -T lint: new STYLE message if a file name extension contradicts .Dt/.TH + * -T lint: new STYLE message about overlong text lines + * -W style: check .Xr links along the full manpath --- RELIABILITY BUGFIXES --- * man(1): do not segfault if /tmp/ is not writeable + * man(1): do not access a NULL pointer when both -l and -w are given + * makewhatis(8): do not crash when a manpath directory contains + a symbolic link that points to a directory + * man(7): fix an assertion failure caused by doubly nested next-line scopes * tbl(7): fix a crash when the last column is only reached by spans + * tbl(7): fix a NULL pointer access in some cases of two spans on one row * tbl(7) -T ascii: fix a NULL pointer access on empty data cells * tbl(7) -T ascii: fix a NULL pointer access on a line next to a short row - * -T html: fix an assertion failure caused by .ft in rare situations + * tbl(7): fix an assertion failure caused by excessive spacing modifiers + * tbl(7): fix an infinite loop for some overlapping horizontal spans * roff(7): fix a rare case of writing one byte past the end of the input buffer + * roff(7): do not call abort(3) when \*[.T] is encountered + * roff(7): fix an assertion failure caused by a macro inside .ce .if + * roff(7): fix assertion failures for .ti and .po with excessive arguments + * roff(7): avoid near-infinte output for .ce inside explicit no-fill mode + * -T ascii/utf8: fix assertion failures caused by excessive spacing + * -T html: fix an assertion failure caused by .ft in rare situations + * -T man: fix an assertion failure caused by tbl(7) and eqn(7) input + --- PORTABILITY IMPROVEMENTS --- + * rename HOMEBREWDIR to READ_ALLOWED_PATH, allow it to contain more than + one directory, and explain how to use that for NixOS and GNU Guix Linux + * configure: stop trying to ask make(1) what the default compiler is + because that test was too fragile; just use "cc" by default + * configure: various simplifications and improved robustness + * configure: only compile compat_*.c implementations that are needed + * configure: provide a feature test for __attribute__(()) + * compat_*: sync with upstreams for security, functionality, and style + * in the regression suite, avoid file names that differ only by case --- MINOR FUNCTIONAL IMPROVEMENTS --- * man(1) -h: for pages lacking a SYNOPSIS, show the NAME section * man(1): when the first argument starts with a digit, optionally @@ -36,29 +80,60 @@ Changes in version 1.14.6, released on X 2. The section in the file name matches exactly. 3. The section in the directory name matches exactly. 4. Neither of them matches exactly. - * man(1): if no tags were generated at all, unlink(2) the empty - tags file as soon the condition can be detected and do not pass - it to less(1) + * man(1): if no tags were generated at all, unlink(2) the empty tags file + as soon as the condition can be detected and do not pass it to less(1) * makewhatis(8): handle both dangling symlinks and .so links in manual page directories more gracefully * man.cgi(8): for invalid queries and for valid queries returning no result, return the appropriate 40x status code rather than 200 + * mdoc(7): let .Dd concatenate all arguments and default to the empty string + * mdoc(7): convert ".Fl Fl" to ".Fl \-" during validation, improving -T html + * mdoc(7): improve output of .At 32v + * man(7): no longer print multiple blank lines before NAME and page footer * tbl(7) -T utf8: improved rendering of horizontal lines + * tbl(7) -T html: in "n" cells, align by padding numbers on the right + * tbl(7): no longer leak tabulator settings to subsequent roff(7) code + * mdoc(7) -T html: for .Bl -tag, use "column-count: 1" rather + than "overflow: auto" to avoid the ugly side effects + * mdoc(7) -T html: render .Bd -unfilled in proportionally-spaced font * mdoc(7) -T html: format .Nd with <span> rather than <div> - * mdoc(7) -T lint: do not warn about $Mdocdate$ without an actual date + * mdoc(7) -T lint: do not warn about Mdocdate without an actual date * mdoc(7) -T lint: do not complain about function types of the form "ret_type (fname)(args)", but otherwise check names more strictly + * -T html: append .html suffix to temporary files to please browsers + * -T markdown: print a BAGARG message if called on man(7) input --- MINOR BUGFIXES --- - * man(1): do the search for each name independently, and show the - results in the order of the command line argument - * man(1): when asking for a single manual page by name, prefer - file name matches over .Dt/.TH matches over first NAME matches - over later NAME matches, but do not change the ordering for - apropos(1) nor for man -a + * man(1): do the search for each name independently, and + show the results in the order of the command line argument + * man(1): escape shell wildcard characters in name arguments before glob(3) + * man(1): when asking for a single manual page by name, prefer file name + matches over .Dt/.TH matches over first NAME matches over later NAME + matches, but do not change the ordering for apropos(1) nor for man -a + * man(1): correctly extract the section name from the file name extension + of gzipped manual page files + * makewhatis(8): fix file type tests putting wrong data into mandoc.db(5) + * man.cgi(8): fix section number in the <title> element for preformatted pages + * tbl(7): correct handling of T& after horizontal rulers in the layout + * tbl(7): correct column widths if rows have different numbers of cells + * tbl(7): empty columns are 1n wide rather than 0n + * tbl(7): correctly calculate required column widths for tables containing + cells that horizontally span columns which contains "n" (number) formatted + cells on other rows + * tbl(7): skip escape sequences when looking for column separators + * eqn(7): skip whitespace before tokens * roff(7): when calling an empty macro, do not clobber existing arguments + * roff(7): recognize \} on lines closing a macro definition request + * roff(7): do not throw a bogus warning for "'br\}" and similar lines + * roff(7): stop generating comment nodes when encountering the first content + * mandoc_char(7): make \0 (digit-width space) non-breaking * mdoc(7) .Bl -column: parse Macro in .It "word<tab>word" Ta word Macro<eol> + * mdoc(7) -T html: display straight quotes, not curly quotes, for .Qq/.Qo * -T html: remove some spurious line breaks, in particular inside <pre> + * -T html: use <br/> for a space character at the beginning of an input line + * -T html: use ~%d for ordinal fragment suffixes, reserve '~' for that purpose --- STRUCTURAL IMPROVEMENTS --- + * introduce the concept of semantically transparent syntax tree nodes, + allowing improved decisions in various validators and formatters * move some code out of the giant main() into separate functions doing one well-defined task each * clearly separate parser state (struct curparse) and formatter state @@ -66,23 +141,57 @@ Changes in version 1.14.6, released on X * in the HTML formatter, assert(3) that no HTML nesting violation occurs * let html_close_paragraph() close any phrasing context --- THANKS TO --- - * Marc Espie (OpenBSD) for a patch and for suggesting a feature impovement - * Anton Lindqvist (OpenBSD) for a patch + * Anthony Bentley and Klemens Nanni (OpenBSD) for many patches and bug + reports, for useful discussions, and for checking patches + * Anton Lindqvist (OpenBSD) for two patches and a bug report + * Marc Espie (OpenBSD) for a patch, many bug reports, and useful discussions + * Lukas Epple (NixOS) for a patch, bug reports, and for checking patches + * Abel Romero Perez for a patch, a bug report, and suggesting a new feature + * nabijaczleweli for a patch and for suggesting feature improvements + * Jonathan Gray (OpenBSD) for a patch and for bug reports + * Otto Moerbeek (OpenBSD) and Alexander Gromnitsky for a patch * Armin Besirovic for a contribution to mandoc.css - * Lorenzo Beretta for three bug reports - and for suggesting two feature impovements - * Anthony Bentley (OpenBSD) for three bug reports + * Jason McIntyre (OpenBSD) for a manual page patch, suggesting a new feature, + checking many patches, and useful discussions + * Martin Vahlensieck for a manual page patch and reporting a code style issue + * Frederic Cambus and Ian Sutton (OpenBSD) for a manual page patch + * Jan Schreiber for many bug reports found with afl(1) + * G. Branden Robinson (GNU troff) for several bug reports, feature + suggestions, and for checking many groff patches + * Michael Stapelberg (Debian), Ian Ropers, Lorenzo Beretta, and Oliver Corff + for several bug reports and feature suggestions + * Stephen Gregoratto for several bug reports + * Theo de Raadt (OpenBSD) for two bug reports, checking a patch, + and a useful discussion + * Andreas Kahari and Jason A. Donenfeld for two bug reports + * Soeren Tempel (Alpine Linux) for a bug report, suggesting a feature + improvement, and checking two patches + * Aman Verma, Jan Stary, and John Gardner for a bug report and for suggesting a feature impovement - * Michael Stapelberg (Debian) and Jan Stary for a bug report - and for suggesting a feature impovement - * Stephen Gregoratto for two bug reports - * Brian Callahan, Klemens Nanni (OpenBSD), Jason Thorpe (NetBSD), - Yuri Pankov (FreeBSD), and Edgar Pettijohn for bug reports - * Theo Buehler (OpenBSD), Leah Neukirchen (Void Linux), Colin Watson (Debian), - and John Gardner for suggesting feature impovements - * TJ Townsend (OpenBSD) for help with CSS + * Todd Miller (OpenBSD) for a bug report, checking a patch, + and a useful discussion + * Andrew Fresh, Brian Callahan, Christian Weisgerber, Paul de Weerd (OpenBSD), + Havard Eidnes, Jason Thorpe, Thomas Klausner (NetBSD), + Yuri Pankov (FreeBSD), Bjarni Ingi Gislason, Chris Bennett, + Edgar Pettijohn, Eldred Habert, Jamie Landeg-Jones, Kazuo KUROI, + and Wynn Wolf Arbor for a bug report + * Theo Buehler (OpenBSD) for suggesting two feature impovements + and for checking a patch + * Colin Watson (Debian) for suggesting a feature impovement + and for checking groff patches + * Matej Cepl (SUSE Linux), Leah Neukirchen (Void Linux), Matthew Martin, + Steffen Nurpmeso, and Tim Baumgard for suggesting a feature impovement * Christos Zoulas (NetBSD) for a report regarding portability - * Michal Nowak for reporting four code style issues + * Daniel Dickman (OpenBSD) for suggesting a portability improvement + * Werner Lemberg (GNU troff) and Douglas McIlroy + for reporting bugs in manual pages + * Baptiste Daroussin and Eygene Ryabinkin (FreeBSD) + for an additional regression test + * Michal Nowak for reporting several code style issues + * TJ Townsend (OpenBSD) for help with CSS + * Job Snijders, Kinichiro INOGUCHI, and Martijn van Duren (OpenBSD) + for checking patches + * Bertrand Garrigues and Ralph Corderoy (GNU troff) for checking groff patches Changes in version 1.14.5, released on March 10, 2019 -- To unsubscribe send an email to email@example.com
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