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Re: address@hidden: install-info]

From: Norbert Preining
Subject: Re: address@hidden: install-info]
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 12:56:06 +0100
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On Sam, 11 Feb 2006, Karl Berry wrote:
> Very unfortunately, I don't think it would be acceptable for GNU to have
> install-info in Perl.  The reason is that install-info is one of the

So the next option would be that Debian install-info does more than GNU
install-info, but at least it accepts also *exactely* the same command
line argumetns, too.

That would at least solve this problem, or?

PS: Concerning install-info in C: Isn't it a real pain? I think for
stuff like this perl is sooooo much easier ... well, it's not for you to

But wait: What if *you* decide that install-info is perl: What would RMS
do? Write his own?

Best wishes


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