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Re: local info files and top info directory


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: local info files and top info directory
Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2012 06:03:42 -0500

> From: Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2012 18:34:35 +0800
> 
> > In your ~/.emacs.d/info directory, there should be a file named `dir'
> > or `DIR'.  Its contents, and only its contents, are added to the main
> > Info directory when Emacs composes it.  Emacs does not look at the
> > info files themselves, just in the DIR files it finds in every
> > directory that is in Info-default-directory-list.
> 
> Nope, there's nothing in there but the symlinked info files. Info is
> definitely able to find them, though, so it doesn't seem like this is
> the main problem.

Yes, it _is_ the main problem: since there was no DIR file there,
Emacs didn't have any place to collect the top-level menu entries
from, for those files whose symlinks you had in ~/.emacs.d/info.

Creating that DIR file solved the issue.



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