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Re: Info directory

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Info directory
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004 21:50:02 +0200

> From: Philip Clark <>
> Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004 09:41:17 +0100
> Does anyone know how to set up multiple Info directory locations? I want
> to keep all the system info files, but also include my own for other
> packages I add in my home directory. 

The canonical way to do that is to set the environment variable
INFOPATH outside of Emacs, in the same shell from which you invoke
Emacs.  INFOPATH's value should be a list of Info directories in the
same format as the PATH variable on your system.

> I've tried:
> (require 'info)
> (setq Info-directory-list (append '("~/src/gnus/texi") Info-directory-list))

Don't play with Info-directory-list, it's not intended to be settable
by the user.

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