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Bug#111920: marked as done (Within markup, multiple spaces not always treated like one space)

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Package: docbook-to-man
Version: 1:2.0.0-9
Severity: normal

For text between some tags, additional whitespace appears in the
output manpage even though any number of spaces should be treated like
one space by the parser

Example SGML:

<!doctype refentry PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook V4.1//EN">

Generated output:

()                                                             ()

       foo - bar

       Multiple                     spaces                     in
       input aren't collapsed into one


-- System Information
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux elessar 2.2.19 #1 Mon May 21 19:42:05 CEST 2001 i686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=de_DE

Versions of packages docbook-to-man depends on:
ii  docbook                   4.1-4          SGML DTD for software documentatio
ii  docbook-dsssl [docbook-st 1.71-1         Modular DocBook DSSSL stylesheets,
ii  libc6                     2.2.4-1        GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  sp                        1.3.4-1.2.1-18 James Clark's SGML parsing tools


ii  man-db              2.3.19-5            Display the on-line manual.

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From: Luk Claes <luk@zeus.UGent.be>
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Subject: Escaping characters and collapsing of white space
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You should invoke docbook-to-man with INSTANT_OPT set to a space if you
want to use some special characters literally in your SGML file. This also
takes care of collapsing white space into one space.

INSTANT_OPT=" " docbook-to-man src.sgml > dst.1

Kind regards


PS: Maybe I should emphasize it more in the manpage?
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