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Re: NTEmacs 21.1(msvc): *info* shows contents of main info file twice?

From: Juan I. Modroño
Subject: Re: NTEmacs 21.1(msvc): *info* shows contents of main info file twice?
Date: 08 Nov 2001 10:13:03 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

> > From: "Juan I. Modroño" <address@hidden>
> > Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 13:22:46 +0100 (MET)
> > 
> > NTEmacs 21.1 as downloaded from GNU primary site will show, when 'Browse
> > manuals
> > with info' menu selection is requested:
> > 1) The formatted contents of /info/dir file. Then,
> > 2) The formatted entries of info files in other, external, directories as
> > specified by (add-to-list 'Info-default-directory-list "c:/wherever") in
> > .emacs.
> > 3) AGAIN the formatted contents of /info/dir file.
> > 
> > That is, the 'dir' file is read twice. I am not sure if I have a 
> > misconfigured
> > emacs or emacs packages, but this does not happen to me with either NTEmacs
> > 20.7
> > or the Mingw-compiled version of the Emacs 21.1 sources.
> Thank you for your report.
> Unfortunately, there's not enough detail in it to understand what
> happened.  Please show the _exact_ text of the add-to-list line from
> your .emacs, and also please tell in what directoy did you install
> NTEmacs and in what directories do you have additional Info files.
> Finally, please show the value of Info-default-directory-list in a
> running Emacs.

After some playing around, the problem turns to be version independent and to 
happen only if Emacs is located in any directory different from C:\EMACS, say

Juan Ignacio Modroño               
Dpto. de Econometria y Estadistica       
Facultad de CC. Economicas - Universidad del Pais Vasco
Avda. Lehendakari Aguirre 83
48015 Bilbao

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