who calls install-info?

Craig M. Reece craigthulu at earthlink.net
Thu Nov 23 06:29:47 PST 2000


Yes, you have to manually add them. This isn't the only package with that
problem either. A number of other ones dump a file there that needs more
information in order to add it to the info dir file.

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> [mailto:lfs-discuss-owner at linuxfromscratch.org]On Behalf Of Matthias
> Benkmann
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> Subject: who calls install-info?
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>
> I don't find a call to install-info anywhere in the Makefiles for
> findutils. They just copy the info pages into the info
> directory but that
> doesn't make them available, i.e. "info find" doesn't work. Is that
> normal? Do I have to use install-info manually to get the
> pages into the
> main index "dir"?  I have quickly scanned the rest of the LFS book
> (unfortunately the HTML version is spread over several pages
> so I couldn't
> just use the browser's find function) and I didn't see
> anything mentioned.
>
> MSB
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