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2.3 Macro Directories

All macro file names must be named name.tmac or tmac.name to make the -mname command line option work. The mso request doesn't have this restriction; any file name can be used, and gtroff won't try to append or prepend the ‘tmac’ string.

Macro files are kept in the tmac directories, all of which constitute the tmac path. The elements of the search path for macro files are (in that order):