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Re: [Gcl-devel] gcl-2.6.6 installation creates invalid info/dir file

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] gcl-2.6.6 installation creates invalid info/dir file
Date: 09 Feb 2005 07:40:18 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

Greetings, and thanks for the reports!  Will be happy to look into
them both on or about 2/15 when I get back in the saddle.

Take care,

Bruno Haible <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
> When gcl install its documentation, it does so with commands that append
> a few lines to INFO_DIR/dir. The problem is: If the dir file does not yet
> exist - this is frequent because gcl is one of the first packages to install
> into $prefix/share/info rather than the traditional $prefix/info - then
> the created file contains just this:
> ==============================================================================
> * GCL Doc: (gcl-si.info).       GNU Common Lisp specific Documentation.
> * GCL TK Doc: (gcl-tk.info).    TK window GCL interface.
> * GCL Ansi Doc: (gcl.info).  Ansi Common Lisp Specification.
> ==============================================================================
> and is invalid because
>   . It lacks the "* Menu:" label
>   . It lacks the node separator and the node header that should follow.
> Suggestion: Use 'install-info' to install the info files, if it is present;
> otherwise if no dir file exists, don't create one.
> 'install-info' is part of the texinfo package since 1996.
> Bruno
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Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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