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From: Stephen Gregoratto <dev@sgregoratto.me>
To: tech@mandoc.bsd.lv
Subject: Re: [mandoc] segfault due to missing tbl layout
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:30:42 +1000
Message-ID: <20190612153042.pilzysss2kp5qxme@BlackBox> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190611162305.GB78096@athene.usta.de>

On 2019-06-11 18:23, Ingo Schwarze wrote:
> Bleah.  Why on earth do people think using markup languages with
> weakly defined, highly context dependent syntax is a good idea when
> better languages are readily available?

The author posted this on his blog[1] and expanded further on a comment
thread[2] on lobste.rs. It boils down to not using extra deps and
wanting to roll a simple solution in C.
 
> Thank you for the complete information and thorough analysis, that
> is very helpful.  Yes, this was certainly a bug in mandoc, possibly
> introduced while improving line drawing in tables (in particular
> for using UTF-8 line drawing characters) a few months ago.
> 
> I committed the patch below to OpenBSD and bsd.lv; i assume it fixes
> the bug for you, too?

Indeed it does, cheers.

[1] https://drewdevault.com/2018/05/13/scdoc.html
[2] https://lobste.rs/s/q5awqv/introducing_scdoc_man_page_generator#c_fkleig
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      reply	other threads:[~2019-06-12 15:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-04  2:53 Stephen Gregoratto
2019-06-11 16:23 ` Ingo Schwarze
2019-06-12 15:30   ` Stephen Gregoratto [this message]

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