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Re: manpage-has-errors-from-man usr/share/man/man1/picprog.1.gz

Jan Wagemakers <janw@easynet.be> writes:

> In this manpage the character "ä" is used twice. When I change those ä's
> with a "a" the warnings disappear.

> My question :

> How should I handle this? I can modify picprog.1, but the ä is used in
> the name of the programmer of picprog (Jaakko Hyvätti) so I don't know
> if that is really a good idea?

Replace ä with \[:a].  Upstream may not be able to do this since this is a
groff-specific thing, but it's safe to do in Debian.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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