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Re: info problems

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: info problems
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2004 16:55:21 +0200

> Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 12:00:10 -0500
> From: address@hidden (Karl Berry)
>     >   * lilypond: (lilypond/lilypond)Invoking LilyPond.  Titling LilyPond 
> scores.
> How about simply not including that entry, and just have the top-level
> entry?


> This ties into another topic, handling different types of entries.  For
> instance, there's both a function and a command named printf.  Man
> handles this nicely, with man 1 vs. man 3.  Info has never had a
> graceful way to deal with it.  (I don't have any brilliant ideas,
> either.)

How about

    info libc printf
    info bash printf

?  Info supports this even now.  To me, this is more intuitive and has
more probability of hitting the right topic than the man-style section
number.  I can never remember whether a specific function is in
section 2 or section 3, or which section describes special files like

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