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Bug 699476 - Eclass reference pages are not rendered properly
Summary: Eclass reference pages are not rendered properly
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Infrastructure
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Other (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Infrastructure
Depends on:
Reported: 2019-11-06 21:15 UTC by Göktürk Yüksek
Modified: 2019-11-25 21:03 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Göktürk Yüksek gentoo-dev 2019-11-06 21:15:06 UTC
The eclass reference for savedconfig.eclass doesn't render properly. The issue seems to be in parsing the @ROFF directive for establishing a bulleted indented paragraph (
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2019-11-25 21:03:15 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 9659e5c8c618c7dfa4a6c3103fee9f3e5c53cb02
Author:     Göktürk Yüksek <>
AuthorDate: 2019-11-07 23:49:49 +0000
Commit:     Göktürk Yüksek <>
CommitDate: 2019-11-25 20:59:58 +0000

    eclass/savedconfig.eclass: rewrite the ROFF macros
    man2html cannot cope with multi-character number-register names and
    also doesn't recognize the square brackets in the '\n' escape
    sequence. This breaks the autogenerated HTML output. Rename the
    number-register from "step" to "R" and get rid of the square brackets.
    Signed-off-by: Göktürk Yüksek <>
    Acked-by: Lars Wendler <>

 eclass/savedconfig.eclass | 10 +++++-----
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)