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Re: Can't pick up info dir

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Can't pick up info dir
Date: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 14:58:06 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

積丹尼 Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Dan,

> ;;Dan's simple TRAMP installation instructions:
> ;;As we know, emacs will never contain the freshest tramp.
> ;;So download the freshest version, (no git for me, as that
> ;;always uses more disk space.) and run tar zxvf on it,
> ;;cd into the directory created and run ./configure && make
> ;;Then put
> (add-to-list 'load-path "~/Downloads/tramp/lisp/")
> (add-to-list 'Info-default-directory-list "~/Downloads/tramp/info/")
> ;;in your emacs file, then back in your ~/Downloads directory
> ;;$ ln -s tramp -> tramp-2.4.0 or whatever directory
> ;;Voila, $ emacs /adb:: #works!
> Alas, C-h i still gets the old Info, not the one we installed.
> Maybe I need some arguments for ./configure && make .
> But I am not installing it anywhere, just leaving it in place.

No, this shall do the job. Maybe you need to use `Info-directory-list'
instead of `Info-default-directory-list'.

(I know that the Tramp manual is speaking about
`Info-default-directory-list'. If `Info-directory-list' is working for
you, I'll change.)

Best regards, Michael.

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