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bug#18428: coreutils binary breaks coreutils documentation

From: Vincent Lefevre
Subject: bug#18428: coreutils binary breaks coreutils documentation
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2014 02:32:53 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23-6361-vl-r59709 (2014-07-25)

On 2014-09-08 18:10:35 -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
> Note that IIRC originally the pointer was:
>   info touch
> But that failed due to shortcomings in variously implemented
> install-info commands that I don't remember now.

There were actually several (Debian-specific?) problems with this form.


> Therefore this was changed to "info -f coreutils touch" IIRC and
> then later mutated again to "info coreutils 'touch invocation'" to
> get more canonical.
> But I think in recent years the install-info problems have been fixed.

If this is the following bug:


it was fixed in Debian in September 2009. The simple form now seems
to be OK.

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