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commit baf4df6c6481209962d0fa861dcbb6b9d69467a6
parent 44bcfd8e6f0ce9919b41fba0b2245660780d2224
Author: lambda <>
Date:   Tue,  4 Sep 2018 15:49:43 +0200

Close Bd. Ed. blocks in man page

Signed-off-by: Christoph Lohmann <>

geomyidae.8 | 5+++--
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/geomyidae.8 b/geomyidae.8 @@ -48,6 +48,7 @@ directory, tweak the Makefile if desired (installs in by default), then run the .Sq "make ; make install" commands. The resulting executable should be run by root. +.Ed . .Ss Basic Installation and Startup: .Bd -literal @@ -172,6 +173,7 @@ multiple index files to create a layered gopher environment without the use of sub-directories: ie. pictures.gph, music.gph, documents.gph could be "directories" within main.gph, yet all reside in /var/gopher along with their respective files (*.jpg, *.mp3, *.pdf for example). +.Ed . .Ss Anatomy of an index.gph file In general, each line of an index.gph file has the following structure: @@ -322,7 +324,6 @@ All scripts must be under the gopher root directory and be executable by the same user:group running geomyidae. Consequently, it is best to use the -u and -g server options to avoid running as root. .Pp -.Bd -filled Both .cgi and .dcgi scripts have the same argument call structure (as seen by geomyidae): .Pp .D1 executable.[d]cgi $search $arguments $host $port @@ -338,7 +339,6 @@ All terms are tab-separated (per gopher protocol) which can cause some surprises depending on how a script is written. See the CGI file (included in the geomyidae source archive) for further elaboration. .Pp -.Bd -filled QUIRK: The original gopher client tried to be too intelligent. It is using gopher+ when you request some resource. When "search" is just the value "+", "!", "$" or empty, geomyidae will display a gopher+ redirect instead of invoking the @@ -362,6 +362,7 @@ Additionally to the above arguments several environment variables are set. .Dl SERVER_SOFTWARE = `geomyidae' .Dl X_GOPHER_SEARCH = search (See above.) .Pp +.Ed . .Ss Some CGI Examples Note: these are a very simple examples with no fitness checks with respect