Weird cosmetic bug after viewing bash man page

Aaron Humphrey
Sat Dec 16 00:39:00 GMT 2006

On 12/15/06, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
> I'm wondering whether this might be related to this old problem.
> I was having man pages where bold was not turn off properly.  If I
> remember correctly, this suggestion fixed it for me.
> May it would fix one or both problems.

Oddly enough, it seems to.  In fact, just adding the '-c' option to
NROFF in man.conf, without having to remove '-Tlatin' or add the
'2> /dev/null' (which I'm not sure would work under tcsh anyway).
That is, man stops bolding too many things, and it turns off properly
when I exit.

So why do I have to 'revert to the old behaviour of grotty', which is
what the nroff -c seems to be doing, before man will bold things

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