Block Chars in man pages after completing LFS

Ryan Isaacs ryanisaacs at
Mon Feb 23 10:33:58 PST 2009

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 10:47 AM, Trent Shea <trent.shea at> wrote:
> On February 23, 2009 08:03:58 am Ryan Isaacs wrote:
>> So, if my locales do seem to be correctly installed, I'm suspicious
>> that I executed the sed command in section 6.40 (groff). That sed
>> command modified font/devutf8/R.proto, but I don't seem to have that
>> file on my LFS system post-build. Is there anyway to confirm not that
>> the sed command was executed (redirecting unicode single quotes to
>> ASCII equivalents)?
> Try the following to investigate if the sed was applied:
> 1. unpack groff somewhere and change to that directory
> 2. diff font/devutf8/R.proto /usr/share/groff/

Thanks for the pointer to the 'R' file. I didn't diff it, but I did
check the contents, and it looks like the sed was applied correctly.
None of the seach strings are there, but the replace strings are
sprinkled throughout. So, I dunno.

ryanisaacs at

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