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Re: Emacs cvs newbie problems

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs cvs newbie problems
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 07:32:48 +0200 (IST)

On Sun, 29 Sep 2002, Luc Teirlinck wrote:

> >From Richard Stallman's message:
>        The dir file in /usr/local/info was installed (or updated) by
>        emacs-21.3.50.
>        The dir file in /usr/share/info (a symlink to /etc/info-dir) came with
>        Red Hat 7.2.
>        The dir file in /usr/info was installed by texinfo-4.2.
>    This could be a problem we have to fix, an inconsistency between Emacs
>    and Texinfo.  Maybe Emacs should install into /usr/info if it has a
>    dir file in it.
>    Should Texinfo (and Emacs) install into /usr/share/info rather than
>    /usr/info?
> It is a while ago that I installed texinfo-4.2, but if I remember well
> I might have overridden the place Texinfo got installed, which probably
> explain the inconsistency.

Right, Texinfo by default installs the Info files into /usr/local/info.

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