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Bug 7694 - docstrings broken in xemacs-mule and other binaries
Summary: docstrings broken in xemacs-mule and other binaries
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: xemacs
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ngo Than
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-12-09 01:46 UTC by jens-ulrik.petersen
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-14 14:35:47 UTC

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Description jens-ulrik.petersen 1999-12-09 01:46:32 UTC
Redhat Powertools comes with several xemacs binary packages (xemacs,
xemacs-mule, xemacs-nox).


        (describe-function 'string-match)

in "/usr/bin/xemacs" gives the expected result, but in
"/usr/bin/xemacs-mule" (and also "/usr/bin/xemacs-nox" I think) the
docstring is broken giving garpled and incorrect information.

I have seen the same problem with JRPM60 xemacs packages, but haven't tried
xemacs rpms from many other distributions.

If this isn't a known problem, then maybe some people on the xemacs-beta
list could help the packagers with sorting out this annoying problem out.

Cheers, Jens

Comment 1 Tim Powers 1999-12-09 16:37:59 UTC
OK. I wasn't aware of this problem (I'm not an xemacs/emacs user). Can you tell
me exactly what was done so that I can reproduce the problem and get with some
folks here who use xemacs?


------- Email From  Jens-Ulrik Petersen <> 12/10/99 03:10 -------
Attached to Bug # 7694.

------- Email From  Jan Vroonhof <> 12/10/99 05:11 -------
Attached to Bug # 7694.

------- Email From  Andreas Jaeger <> 12/10/99 07:52 -------
Attached to Bug # 7694.

------- Email From  "Dr. Werner Fink" <> 12/10/99 08:26 -------
Attached to Bug # 7694.

Comment 2 Ngo Than 2000-02-14 14:35:59 UTC
i have rebuild xemacs with --docdir. it works fine now

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