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Re: [help-texinfo] Info file format spec?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [help-texinfo] Info file format spec?
Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2006 20:08:19 +0200

> Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2006 10:32:50 -0700
> From: "Robert Dodier" <address@hidden>
> Is the format of the files created by makeinfo documented somewhere?

Not that I know of, but I may be mistaken.

> What I'm pretty sure I want is to know the filename, byte offset within
> the file, and length of each item in the function/variable index of an info
> file.

Byte offset of what? and what is ``length of each item'', exactly?
Can you show an example?

Perhaps you should tell what are you trying to accomplish: maybe
there's a different way to do that than to parse the Info file.

> Or maybe there is a way to get makeinfo to print filename, byte
> offset, and length.

Print them where? in the Info file?  No, there's no such option.

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