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Re: easy install and man-like behavior

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: easy install and man-like behavior
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2000 08:13:23 -0500

> > Just a thought... maybe, if after  info foo  info doesn't find a
> > foo info file (either in dir or in PATH), it could see if it
> > finds a .texi file, and if so, run makeinfo on it to produce an
> > info file in an info spool directory.
> As mentioned elsewhere in this thread, this will not work in many
> cases, since the rules to produce an Info file from Texinfo sources
> are usually complicated.

And although I suggested something like that in the first place,
now that it's clear that a simple `texi2dvi' kind of thing won't
always cut it, I think it's not worth trying to be too clever.


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