who calls install-info?

John E. Garrott Sr johnga at primenet.com
Thu Nov 23 20:05:19 PST 2000


Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> 
> > Probably not and I doubt it.  I've also had packages
> > (not made by me) replace the /usr/info/dir file, wiping
> > out everything and forcing me to regenerate the file.
> >
> > I now keep a copy of it elsewhere, just in case.
> 
> Regenerating dir shouldn't be hard. How about something like
> 
> for i in *.info
> do
>   install-info $i
> done
> 
> That should regenerate the whole dir file.
> 
> MSB
> 
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True, except, in my experience, it doesn't get everything.
A few (probably malformed pages don't get added and 
have to be put into dir by hand.  It's these I don't
want to lose.

John

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