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Re: feature addition idea: Info-occur


From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: feature addition idea: Info-occur
Date: 19 Apr 2001 09:37:44 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.7

>>>>> "Eli" == Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> By the way, s and M-s are bound to the same thing which seems wasteful.

Eli> This is done for a good reason; the Info mode manual (type "C-h i m
Eli> info RET") explains what it is.

All I got to was
File: info.info,  Node: Top


Eli> The preferred method of searching the manual efficiently is with the
Eli> `i' command.  All the important subjects covered by the manual should
Eli> be indexed, so `i' should land you in the right place pretty quickly.
Eli> If you ever find a situation where some subject described in a manual
Eli> could not be reached quickly enough with `i', please report that as a
Eli> documentation bug (and tell what string(s) did you type at `i's
Eli> prompt).

"No index" it says when I tried to search for why s and M-s are bound
to the same thing, at that point... nobody has made an index for that
part of Info.

"s" didn't seem to find much,

Eli> You can do this with "M-x grep".

cd /usr/share/info/
grep -n -e search * /dev/null
dir:201:* Kpathsea: (kpathsea).                       File lookup along search 
paths.
dir:217:* kpsewhich: (kpathsea)Invoking kpsewhich.    TeX file searching.

[the rest are .bz ..., as others have mentioned.]

Anyways, why are s and M-s are bound to the same thing in info?
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