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Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2000 18:53:44 -0700 (PDT)
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
Reply-To: earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com
Subject: Re: [kulack AT us DOT ibm DOT com: Get info working]
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It's been discussed before.  Either here or the developers list.  There is no
/usr/info/dir file.

cd /usr/info
for f in *.info; do install-info $f dir; done

Earnie.
--- Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com> wrote:
> So, now the next question is "Has anyone noticed *this*?"
> 
> cgf
> 
> ----- Forwarded message from kulack AT us DOT ibm DOT com -----
> 
> From: kulack AT us DOT ibm DOT com
> To: cygwin AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com
> Subject: Get info working
> Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2000 16:37:08 -0500
> 
> I've noticed that info path searching doesn't appear to work 'out of the
> box' for the net release.
> I've done some searching, and appear to have glimmers of things I need to
> do to get it working, but can't quite grok it.
> Anyone have a pointer?
> Info always responds thusly, INFOPATH, --directory , or whatever.
> info: dir: No such file or directory
> Only when I do info --file /usr/info/gcc.info or the like does it work.
> 
> Also wouldn't mind finding a larger set of info files for the various
> utilities (bash), but I'm sure I can find those.
> 
> ----- End forwarded message -----


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