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From: Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2000 21:59:36 -0400
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Subject: Re: [kulack AT us DOT ibm DOT com: Get info working]
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In-Reply-To: <20000608015344.5622.qmail@web117.yahoomail.com>; from earnie_boyd@yahoo.com on Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 06:53:44PM -0700

Oops.  Of course.  I didn't read this carefully enough (i.e., at all).

cgf

On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 06:53:44PM -0700, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>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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