who calls install-info?

Craig M. Reece craigthulu at earthlink.net
Sat Nov 25 16:07:03 PST 2000


Except for the many .info files that don't include the proper headers to be
installed that way. Also, a number of the files aren't meant to be directly
referenced by the dir file but are subsections of other .info files.

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> [mailto:lfs-discuss-owner at linuxfromscratch.org]On Behalf Of Matthias
> Benkmann
> Sent: Thursday, November 23, 2000 5:32 PM
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> Subject: Re: who calls install-info?
>
>
> > 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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