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 This file lists the most important changes in the mdocml.bsd.lv distribution.  This file lists the most important changes in the mdocml.bsd.lv distribution.
   Changes in version 1.14.1, released on February XXX, 2017
       --- MAJOR NEW FEATURES ---
    * apropos(1): Reimplement complete semantic search functionality
      without the dependency on SQLite3, using only POSIX APIs.
      This comes with a completely new mandoc.db(5) file format.
    * man(1): Support more than one tag entry for the same search term,
      plus some minor improvements to the less(1) :t support.
    * -Thtml: Use real macro names for CSS classes.
      Systematic cleanup of and many improvements to mandoc.css.
    * -Thtml: Produce human readable HTML code by using indentation
      and better line breaks.  Improve various HTML elements,
      and trim several useless ones.
    * New catman(8) utility, still somewhat experimental.
    * Now includes a portable version of the OpenBSD mandoc regression
      suite, see regress/regress.pl.1 for details.
    * Operating systems that don't provide mmap(3) are no longer supported.
    * Drop support for manpath(1).  Even if your system has manpath(1),
      it is simpler to use MANPATH_DEFAULT in configure.local for
      operating system defaults, man.conf(5) for machine-specific
      modifications, and ${MANPATH}, -m, and -M for user preferences
      than to bother with the complexity of manpath(1).
    * makewhatis(8) -p: No longer warn about missing MLINKS since these
      are no longer needed for anything.
       --- MINOR NEW FEATURES ---
    * mdoc(7): Warn about invalid punctuation and content below NAME.
    * mdoc(7): Warn about .Xr lacking the second argument (section).
    * mdoc(7): Warn about violations of the rule "new sentence, new line".
    * roff(7): Warn about trailing whitespace at the end of comments.
    * mdoc(7): Always do text production in the validator, never in the
      formatters.  Cleaner, simpler, shorter, helps NetBSD apropos(1)
      and also makes -Ttree output more useful.
    * -Ttree: Show metadata and some additional node flags.
      New -Onoval output option to show the unvalidated tree.
    * man(1): Make "man -l" work with standard input from a pipe or file,
      as long as standard output is a terminal.
    * mdoc(7): Fix out of bounds read access for .Bl without a type
      but with a width.
    * mdoc(7): Fix out of bounds read access for .Bl -column starting
      with a tab character instead of a child .It macro.
    * mdoc(7): Fix syntax tree corruption leading to segfaults caused
      by stray block end macros in nested blocks of mismatching type.
    * man(1): Fix NULL dereference when the first of multiple pages
      shown was preformatted.
    * mdoc(7): Fix syntax tree corruption leading to NULL dereference
      for macro sequences like .Bl .Bl .It Bo .El .It.
    * mdoc(7): Fix syntax tree corruption leading to NULL dereference
      caused by .Ta following a nested .Bl -column breaking another block.
    * mdoc(7): Fix syntax tree corruption sometimes leading to NULL
      dereference caused by indirectly broken .Nd or .Nm blocks.
    * mdoc(7) -Thtml: Fix a NULL dereference for .Bl -column with 0 columns.
    * mdoc(7): Fix NULL dereference in some specific cases of a
      block-end macro calling another block-end macro.
    * mdoc(7): Fix NULL dereference if the only child of the head
      of the first .Sh was an empty in-line macro.
    * mdoc(7): Fix an assertion failure for a .Bd without a type that
      breaks another block.
    * mdoc(7): Fix an assertion failure caused by .Bl -column without .It
      but containing eqn(7) or tbl(7) code.
    * roff(7): Fix an assertion failure caused by \z\[u00FF] with -Tps/-Tpdf.
    * roff(7): Fix an assertion failures caused by whitespace inside \o''
      (overstrike) sequences.
    * -Thtml: Fix an assertion failure caused by -Oman or -Oincludes of
      excessive length.
    * man(1): Do not mix stdio narrow and wide stream orientation
      on stdout, which could cause output corruption on glibc.
    * mandoc(1): Autodetect a suitable locale for -Tutf8 mode.
    * Autodetect whether PATH_MAX is defined.
    * Autodetect if nanosleep(3) needs -lrt.
    * Put compiler arguments that may contain -l at the end.
       --- MINOR BUGFIXES ---
    * mdoc(7): Fix SYNOPSIS output if the first child of .Nm is a macro.
    * mdoc(7) -Thtml: Improve formatting of .Bl -tag with short tags.
    * man(7) -Thtml: Preserve whitespace in .nf (nofill) mode.
    * mandoc(1): Error out on invalid output options on the command line.
       --- STRUCTURAL CHANGES, no functional change ---
    * Redesign part of the mandoc_html(3) interfaces, making them much
      easier to use and reducing the amount of code by a few hundred lines.
       --- THANKS TO ---
    * Michael Stapelberg (Debian) for designing the new mandocd(8)
      and parts of the new catman(8), and for a number of patches
      and bug reports.
    * Baptiste Daroussin (FreeBSD) for profiling the new makewhatis(8)
      implementation and suggesting an algorithmic improvement which
      more than doubled performance, and for a few bug reports.
    * Ed Maste (FreeBSD) for an important patch improving reproducibility
      of builds in makewhatis(8), and for a few bug reports.
    * Theo Buehler (OpenBSD) for more than ten important bug reports,
      most of them found by systematic afl(1) fuzzing.
    * Benny Lofgren, David Dahlberg, and in particular Vadim Zhukov
      for crucial help in getting .Bl -tag CSS formatting fixed.
    * Svyatoslav Mishyn (Crux Linux) for an initial version of the
      patch to autodetect a suitable locale for -Tutf8 mode.
    * Jason McIntyre (OpenBSD) for multiple useful discussions
      and a number of bug reports.
    * Alexander Bluhm, Andrew Fresh, Antoine Jacoutot, Antony Bentley,
      Christian Weisgerber, Jonathan Gray, Marc Espie, Martijn van Duren,
      Stuart Henderson, Ted Unangst, Theo de Raadt (OpenBSD), Abhinav
      Upadhyay, Christos Zoulas, Kamil Rytarowski, Sevan Janiyan,
      Thomas Klausner (NetBSD), Aaron M. Ucko, Bdale Garbee, Reiner
      Herrmann, Shane Kerr (Debian), Leah Neukirchen (Void Linux),
      Daniel Sabogal (Alpine Linux), Yuri Pankov (illumos),
      Carsten Kunze (Heirloom roff), Kristaps Dzonsons (bsd.lv),
      Anton Lindqvist, Jan Stary, Jeremy A. Mates, Mark Patruck,
      Pavan Maddamsetti, Sean Levy <attila@stalphonsos.com>, and
      Tiago Silva for bug reports.
    * Brent Cook, Marc Espie, Philip Guenther, Todd Miller (OpenBSD)
      and Markus Waldeck for useful discussions.
    * And as usual, OpenCSW for providing me with a Solaris 9/10/11
      testing environment.
   Changes in version 1.13.4, released on July 14, 2016
       --- MAJOR NEW FEATURES ---
    * man.conf(5): Design and implement a simpler configuration file format.
    * man(1): Leverage less(1) -T and :t in a way resembling ctags(1)
      to jump to the definitions of various terms inside manual pages.
    * soelim(1): New implementation by Baptiste Daroussin.
    * privilege limitation: Use OpenBSD pledge(2) or OS X sandbox_init(3)
      when available.
    * man.cgi(8): Support short URIs like http://man.openbsd.org/mdoc .
    * mandoc.css: Use one unified stylesheet rather than three different ones.
    * mdoc(7): Fix multiple aspects of SYNOPSIS .Nm formatting.
    * man(1): Fix process group handling, avoiding unclean shutdowns.
    * Correctly use the ohash(3) compatibility implementation
      even when building without SQLite support.
    * Add compat glue for building on Solaris 9 and 10.
    * Let ./configure select a supported RE syntax for word boundaries.
    * Support LDFLAGS, to be used for example for hardening options.
    * Avoid mixing putchar(3) and putwchar(3) on the same file descriptor,
      it resulted in output corruption on some platforms.
    * Avoid reusing va_lists, use va_copy(3) for better portability.
    * Do not hardcode the path to the more(1) program.
       --- MINOR NEW FEATURES ---
    * roff(7): Implement \n(.$ (number of macro arguments).
    * roff(7): Fully implement \z (do not advance cursor).
    * roff(7): Implement the `r'  conditional (register exists).
    * roff(7): Implement \\$* (interpolate all arguments).
    * roff(7): Parse and ignore \, and \/ (italic corrections).
    * When there is no -m, no -M, no MANPATH and no /etc/man.conf,
      fall back to /usr/share/man:/usr/X11R6/man:/usr/local/man.
    * man(1): Give manuals in purely numerical sections priority over
      manuals of the same name in sections with an alphabetical suffix.
    * man.cgi(8): Support "header.html" and "footer.html".
    * man.cgi(8): Set the "autofocus" attribute on the query text box.
    * man.cgi(8): Simplify the search form, drop two useless buttons.
    * man.cgi(8): Delete the pseudo-manpath "mandoc", assume that
      apropos(1) and man.cgi(8) are installed in the default manpath.
    * mdoc(7): Avoid a use after free and an assertion failure when nodes
      are deleted during validation.
    * mdoc(7): Avoid a NULL pointer access when .Bd has no arguments.
    * mdoc(7): Avoid a NULL pointer access triggered by mismatching end macros.
    * mdoc(7): Avoid an assertion when .Fo has no argument.
    * mdoc(7): Avoid an assertion when .Ta<tab> occurs in .Bl -column.
    * mdoc(7): Avoid an assertion when a body gets broken and has a tail.
    * roff(7): Avoid an assertion caused by blanks inside \o.
    * roff(7): Make .so links to gziped manuals work without mandoc.db(5).
    * tbl(7): Avoid a use after free when the last line of a layout is empty.
    * eqn(7): Avoid an infinite loop caused by recursive "define".
    * makewhatis(8): Avoid a segfault caused by unusual directory structures.
    * Fix handling of leading, trailing, and double colons in MANPATH and -m.
       --- MINOR BUGFIXES ---
    * mdoc(7): Put arguments to end macros of broken partial explicit blocks
      inside the breaking block.
    * mdoc(7): Let .Dv force normal font.
    * mdoc(7): Make trailing whitespace significant in .Bl -tag widths.
    * mdoc(7): Fix macro interpretation around tabs in .Bl -column.
    * man(7): Use the default width for .RS without arguments.
    * man(7): On a new RS nesting level, the saved width starts from
      the default width, not from the saved width of the previous level.
    * man(7): Allow .PD in next-line scope.
    * man(7): Improve handling of empty .HP.
    * man(7): Improve formatting of .br and .sp inside .HP.
    * man(7): Do not mistreat empty arguments to font alternating
      macros as vertical spacing requests.
    * man(7): Allow fill mode changes in tagged paragraph next-line scope.
    * man(7): Fix minor bugs in block rewinding and simplify the related code.
    * man(7): Add missing line breaks before subsection headers.
    * man(7): Give section and subsection headers hanging indentation.
    * man(7): Make trailing whitespace significant in .TP widths.
    * roff(7): Don't allow breaking the output line after hyphens
      that immediately follow escape sequences.
    * roff(7): Ignore blank characters at the beginning of conditional blocks.
    * roff(7): Escape breakable hyphens only after handling input line traps.
    * roff(7): Reject \[uD800] to \[uDFFF] (surrogates) in the parser.
    * tbl(7): Allow more than one data field after T} on the same input line.
    * terminal output: Apply bold and italic to non-ASCII Unicode codepoints.
    * terminal output: Improve rounding rules for horizontal scaling widths.
    * HTML output: Render ASCII_NBRSP as "&nbsp;", not "-".
    * man(1): Do not match the first part of a name if it continues with a dot.
    * man(1): Keep working even if the current directory is unusable.
    * man(1): Better error message when $PAGER is invalid.
    * makewhatis(8): Improve handling of .Va and .Vt macros.
    * apropos(1): Print "nothing appropriate" to stderr when appropriate.
    * apropos(1): Abort with a useful error message when elementary
      database operations like preparing queries or binding variables fail.
       --- STRUCTURAL CHANGES, no functional change ---
    * mdoc(7) and man(7): Unified data structures struct roff_node etc.
    * mdoc(7) and man(7): Unified node handling library in roff.c.
    * mdoc(7) and man(7): Seperate validation phase from parsing.
    * roff(7): Major character table cleanup.
    * Link with libz rather than forking gunzip(1).
       --- THANKS TO ---
    * Baptiste Daroussin (FreeBSD) for the new soelim(1)
      and for release testing.
    * Anthony Bentley (OpenBSD) for unifying mandoc.css, two nice
      patches for man.cgi(8), some documentation patches, some bug
      reports, and various useful discussions.
    * Todd Miller (OpenBSD) for lots of help with process group and
      signal handling, a few patches, some bug reports and some useful
    * Jonathan Gray (OpenBSD) for yet more testing with afl(1)
      again resulting in more than half a dozen important bug reports.
    * Svyatoslav Mishyn (Crux Linux) for some patches, several bug
      reports, and extensive release testing.
    * Leah Neukirchen (Void Linux) for a number of compatibility
      patches and suggestions and several bug reports.
    * Christos Zoulas (NetBSD) for a bug fix patch and some useful
      suggestions for cleanup.
    * Florian Obser (OpenBSD) for a bugfix patch and some bug reports.
    * Sevan Janiyan for help with Solaris compatibility and release
      testing on many platforms.
    * Jan Holzhueter and OpenCSW in general for help with Solaris
      compatibility, and for providing me with a Solaris 9/10/11 testing
    * Michael McConville (OpenBSD) for some simple cleanup patches.
    * Thomas Klausner (NetBSD) for some bug reports and release testing.
    * Christian Weisgerber, Dmitrij Czarkoff, Igor Sobrado,
      Ken Westerback, Marc Espie, Mike Belopuhov, Rafael Neves,
      Ted Unangst, Tim van der Molen, Theo Buehler, Theo de Raadt
      (OpenBSD), Kurt Jaeger, Dag Erling Smoergrav (FreeBSD),
      Joerg Sonnenberger (NetBSD), Carsten Kunze (Heirloom troff),
      Daniel Levai, Fabian Raetz, Jan Stary, Jean-Yves Migeon,
      Lorenzo Beretta, Markus Waldeck, Maxim Belooussov, Michael Reed,
      Peter Bray, and Serguey Parkhomovsky for bug reports and feature
    * Alexander Hall, Andrew Fresh, Antoine Jacoutot, Doug Hogan,
      Jason McIntyre, Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse, Kent Spillner,
      Nicholas Marriott, Peter Hessler, Sebastien Marie, Stefan Sperling,
      and Theo de Raadt (OpenBSD) for helpful discussions and feedback.
   Changes in version 1.13.3, released on March 13, 2015
       --- MAJOR NEW FEATURES ---
    * When a manual is missing from an outdated database, let man(1)
      show it anyway, using a KISS file system lookup as a fallback.
    * Use this to always provide man(1), even without database support.
    * Fatal errors no longer exist.  If a file can be opened, mandoc
      will produce some output; at worst, the output may be almost empty.
    * New -Wunsupp message level.
    * Fix a potential write buffer overrun on incomplete string conditionals.
    * Fix a potential write buffer overrun on backslash at EOF in a conditional.
    * Fix a use after free sometimes hit when validation deletes a block.
    * Let man(1) show manuals for the current architecture by default,
      and support the MACHINE environment variable.
    * Fix the man(1) and apropos(1) -m option, it didn't work at all.
    * Do not spawn a pager when there is no output.
    * In makewhatis(8), fix detection of hardlinked manuals on platforms
      having padding in struct inodev (typically 64bit platforms).
    * Ignore O_CLOEXEC when the operating system doesn't provide it.
    * Avoid forward reference to enum type which violates ISO C99.
    * Support homebrew-style linking on Mac OS X.
       --- MINOR NEW FEATURES ---
    * lookup: Accept digit+letter and "n" as section names in man(1),
      and consistently handle digit+letter in file name extensions.
    * lookup: Speed up -s/-S by using the "mlinks" rather than the "keys" table.
    * output: Insert horizontal lines between formatted manual pages.
    * input: New stricter and more resilient UTF-8 parser.
    * mdoc(7): Refactor block rewinding for simpler and more robust parsing.
    * man(7): Use the -Ios option when .TH has less than four arguments.
    * tbl(7): Implement the "center" option.
    * tbl(7): New option and format parsers, improved in many respects.
    * roff(7): Basic implementation of the \o escape sequence (overstrike),
      and improved rendering of overstrikes in PostScript and PDF output.
    * Message improvements, in particular for, but not restricted to,
      eqn(7), tbl(7), and wrong numbers of arguments in mdoc(7) and man(7),
      in various cases also improving output generated by invalid input.
    * Delete the -V option.  It serves no purpose but keeps confusing people.
    * gmdiff: Minimal support for Heirloom roff.
    * tbl(7): Fix a read buffer overrun on 'f' at EOL in a layout.
    * roff(7): Fix a read buffer overrun on incomplete numerical conditions.
    * mdoc(7): Fix a NULL pointer access on .Nd followed by an explicit block.
    * mdoc(7): Fix a NULL pointer access on .It Xo without .Xc.
    * mdoc(7): Fix a NULL pointer access on .Eo without a tail.
    * mdoc(7): Fix a NULL pointer access in the validation of empty .St macros.
    * man(7)/tbl(7): Fix a NULL pointer access on .TS right after .TP.
    * tbl(7): Fix a NULL pointer access on layout lines without any cells.
    * eqn(7): Fix NULL pointer accesses in the terminal formatter.
    * roff(7): Fix a NULL pointer access on trailing \s-/\s+ without an argument.
    * gz: Fix a potential NULL pointer access after waitpid() failure.
    * roff(7): Don't let the modulo operator divide by zero.
    * input: Fix an assertion failure on certain invalid UTF-8 input.
    * terminal output: Allow arbitrary depth of the font stack (assertion fix).
    * mdoc(7): Fix assertion failures and endless loops on invalid block closing.
    * mdoc(7): Fix an assertion failure on .Bl .Sm not followed by .It.
    * mdoc(7): Fix an assertion failure on .Bl -column ... .El .Ta.
    * tbl(7): Fix assertion failures by macros inside table data,
      but do not throw away the macro arguments.
    * Prevent certain kinds of unreasonable input from producing excessive
      output, in one case caused by unsigned integer underflow.
    * Fix a potential memory leak in makewhatis(8) on very long filenames.
       --- MINOR BUGFIXES ---
    * mdoc(7): Fix parsing of badly nested blocks with multiple identical blocks.
    * mdoc(7): Support negative indentations for displays and lists.
    * mdoc(7): Don't mistreat negative .sp arguments as large positive ones.
    * mdoc(7): Some spacing fixes for .Eo/.Ec.
    * man(7): Support negative horizontal widths.
    * man(7): Do not print out invalid .IP arguments.
    * man(7): Correctly handle scaling units after .PD.
    * man(7): Support .RE with an argument.
    * man(7): Fix restoring indentation after .RS with large negative arguments.
    * tbl(7): Prevent tables from breaking the filling of preceding text.
    * tbl(7): Fix vertical spacing at the beginning of tables.
    * tbl(7): Parser and formatter fixes for line drawing and font modifiers.
    * tbl(7): Correct handling of blank data lines.
    * eqn(7): Add sometimes missing whitespace before equation output.
    * roff(7): Fix vertical scaling, most of it was wrong.
    * roff(7): Slightly improve \w width measurements.
    * roff(7): Accept the historic aliases \s10 to \s39 for \s(10 to \s(39.
    * roff(7): Correctly escape quotes when expanding macro arguments.
    * roff(7): Correctly handle scaling units in numerical expressions,
      and some other improvements to the parsing of numerical expressions.
    * roff(7): Three minor fixes with respect to evaluation of conditionals.
    * roff(7): Let .it accept numerical expressions, not just constants.
    * mandoc_char(7): Correct some character names and renderings.
    * If earlier files set a non-zero exit status, never reset it to zero.
       --- THANKS TO ---
    * Jonathan Gray (OpenBSD) for yet more testing with afl (the American
      Fuzzy Lop security fuzzer), again resulting in many bug reports.
    * Theo de Raadt (OpenBSD) for suggesting the main new feature (man(1) file
      system lookup) and for reporting an important bug (pager without output).
    * Theo Buehler for an important bug report (-s/-S slowness)
      and for proposing a nice new feature (lines between pages).
    * Jason McIntyre for an important bug report (hardlink detection)
      and multiple documentation patches.
    * Pascal Stumpf (OpenBSD) and Alessandro de Laurenzis for
      important bug reports (architecture and man -m, respectively).
    * Thomas Klausner (NetBSD) for proposing a new feature (man(7) -Ios),
      a bug report, and release testing.
    * Anthony Bentley, Daniel Dickman, Ted Unangst (OpenBSD) and
      Kristaps Dzonsons (bsd.lv) for source code patches and bug reports.
    * Christian Weisgerber (OpenBSD) for more than half a dozen bug reports.
    * Carsten Kunze (Heirloom troff) for bug reports and release testing.
    * Antoine Jacoutot (OpenBSD) for release testing.
    * Alexis Hildebrandt (Homebrew), Baptiste Daroussin (FreeBSD),
      Jonathan Perkin (SmartOS), Pedro Giffuni (FreeBSD), Svyatoslav
      Mishyn (Crux Linux), Ulrich Spoerlein (FreeBSD), Jan Stary, Patrick
      Keshishian, Sebastien Marie, and Steffen Nurpmeso for bug reports.
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