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Fred Drake committed e36aff5

Fix PDF generation.
The \\ introduced in the \author in boilerplate.tex broke the PDF
generation because line breaks are not allowed in the "Document Info"
metadata stored in the PDF file. This changes the line break to
a ", " (comma-space) in that context.

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Doc/texinputs/howto.cls

 %
 \renewcommand{\maketitle}{
   \py@doHorizontalRule
-  \@ifundefined{pdfinfo}{}{
+  \@ifundefined{pdfinfo}{}{{
+    % This \def is required to deal with multi-line authors; it
+    % changes \\ to ', ' (comma-space), making it pass muster for
+    % generating document info in the PDF file.
+    \def\\{, }
     \pdfinfo{
       /Author (\@author)
       /Title (\@title)
     }
-  }
+  }}
   \begin{flushright}
     {\rm\Huge\py@HeaderFamily \@title} \par
     {\em\large\py@HeaderFamily \py@release} \par

Doc/texinputs/manual.cls

     \let\footnotesize\small
     \let\footnoterule\relax
     \py@doHorizontalRule%
-    \@ifundefined{pdfinfo}{}{
+    \@ifundefined{pdfinfo}{}{{
+      % This \def is required to deal with multi-line authors; it
+      % changes \\ to ', ' (comma-space), making it pass muster for
+      % generating document info in the PDF file.
+      \def\\{, }
       \pdfinfo{
         /Author (\@author)
         /Title (\@title)
       }
-    }
+    }}
     \begin{flushright}%
       {\rm\Huge\py@HeaderFamily \@title \par}%
       {\em\LARGE\py@HeaderFamily \py@release \par}