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Re: Command-line info sees more stuff than Emacs info

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Command-line info sees more stuff than Emacs info
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 16:00:17 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)


Luther Thompson <address@hidden> skribis:

> The Emacs info-mode can't see all of the info files on my system. Most
> notably, it doesn't see coreutils. The command-line info seems to see
> everything just fine.
> I'm running Trisquel+Guix. I use the info and coreutils that came with
> Trisquel, while Emacs is installed with Guix.


> export 
> INFOPATH="${GUIX_PROFILE:-/gnu/store/38lybr3lz7d2i1pqx9p025jiinxcpa8m-profile}/share/info${INFOPATH:+:}$INFOPATH"

Most likely the problem is that ‘info’ from Trisquel looks for manuals
in /usr/share/info by default, where Emacs from Guix does not.

The fix is to add /usr/share/info to INFOPATH (and/or
‘Info-directory-list’ in Emacs.)

Could you check whether that solves the problem?


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