[OpenIndiana-discuss] Dashes messed up in man pages on OpenIndiana oi_147

Hillel Lubman shtetldik at gmail.com
Tue Nov 9 04:56:25 UTC 2010

I see, thanks.

On 08/11/10 15:49, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> Hillel Lubman wrote:
>> I just noticed, that man pages started to look strangely. For example *man
>> ls* produces:
>>       --a --all
>>            do not ignore entries starting with .
>>       --A --almost--al
>>            do not list implied . and ..
>>       --author
>>            with --l print the author of each file
>>       --b --escape
>>            print C-style escapes for nongraphic characters
>> Note the double dash --a. Those double dashes are all around. I.e. every
>> dash seems to be shown as double (also it's not two symbols - it's actually
>> one character).
>> What can be causing it?
> Use of groff instead of Solaris nroff for man page formatting.
> Try putting /usr/bin ahead of /usr/gnu/bin in $PATH

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