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Re: elisp info files -- missing Index?

From: Stephen Eglen
Subject: Re: elisp info files -- missing Index?
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 19:09:35 -0500

Eli Zaretskii writes:
 > > From: Stephen Eglen <eglen@pcg.wustl.edu>
 > > Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 10:21:45 -0500
 > >  > 
 > >  > Something here is very strange.  I downloaded the same 
 > >  > elisp-manual-20-2.5.tar.gz, but from ftp.gnu.org, and I don't see any 
 > >  > problem there.  First, the Index node is in elisp-42 file, not elisp-41.
 > >  > And second, the Index is there, right where it should be.
 > > 
 > > Thanks for getting back to me.  I've been unable to login it to the
 > > ftp server at gnu.org (maximum number of users reached), but I tried
 > > downloading from three different mirrors as listed on the 
 > > http://www.gnu.org/order/ftp.html mirror list.  In each case, the .tar.gz
 > > file was the same size and they all finished at the file elisp-41 --
 > > none of them had elisp-42 file.  The sites I tried were:
 > > 
 > > ftp://uiarchive.cso.uiuc.edu/pub/ftp/ftp.gnu.org/gnu/Manuals/
 > > elisp-manual-20-2.5/info/elisp-info.tar.gz
 > Note: I didn't download elisp-info.tar.gz, I downloaded
 > elisp-manual-20-2.5.tar.gz, which includes the Texinfo sources as well
 > as the Info files produced from them.
 > I guess it means that elisp-info.tar.gz is somehow screwed, and should
 > be replaced.

Yes, that seems to be the problem -- all the info files are in the
full tar of the manual on the mirrors, which also includes the texinfo
sources.   Thanks for your help.  As for replacing the
elisp-info.tar.gz files, perhaps that should just be replaced with the
manual for 21.1?


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