On Tue, Jan 11, 2005 at 08:40:41PM +0100, Nicolas François wrote:
I will investigate this. The patch passed the regression test, but this
issue may have been hidden by wdiff.
My current answer is that in order to have a \ displayed in the man page,
a \\, \e or \E has to be used. \\ is changed to \e previously in
shiftline, and thus a line ending by a \ indicates an input line
I need to test this with specific man pages.
I still need to do this (and add these specific test to the man regression
I will also try to pass the regression test with diff instead of
and without this patch.
This test passed without any diff (except dates of temporary files). I'm
really confident in this patch for the above reason (but consider a unit
test is still needed for latter regression tests).