who calls install-info?

Matthias Benkmann mbenkmann at gmx.de
Fri Nov 24 15:18:29 PST 2000


> > 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.

Yes. I've noticed that some lack the dir entry. In that case I guess it's 
best to add the entry to the .info file instead of dir, so that 
install-info will work. And of course, send a bug report to the package 
maintainer. 

MSB

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