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texinfo-6.7.92 pretest

From: Christopher Dimech
Subject: texinfo-6.7.92 pretest
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2021 20:45:06 +0200

Could there be a texinfo test that users can run after setting texmf to 
if the installation was successful or not?

> Sent: Friday, July 02, 2021 at 5:33 AM
> From: "Patrice Dumas" <pertusus@free.fr>
> To: "Gavin Smith" <GavinSmith0123@gmail.com>, "Norbert Preining" 
> <norbert@preining.info>, "Christopher Dimech" <dimech@gmx.com>, "Texinfo" 
> <bug-texinfo@gnu.org>
> Subject: Re: texinfo-6.7.92 pretest
> On Thu, Jul 01, 2021 at 12:22:03PM +0100, Gavin Smith wrote:
> >
> > That's useful to know.  I edited doc/README and added this.  Running make
> > install refers the user to doc/README so I expect this is enough
> > documentation of this issue.
> What about adding information in INSTALL that there is more information
> in doc/README as proposed in the attached patch?
> >
> > I actually don't really understand why we couldn't just install the files
> > automatically under TEXMFLOCAL but I am taking the word of previous
> > documentation that trying to install automatically is fraught with
> > difficulties.  I suspect that TEXMFLOCAL hasn't always existed or doesn't
> > exist everywhere.  I found old emails discussing whether to use TEXMF or
> > TEXMFMAIN along with a program called "texconfig" (this was in the context
> > of tetex which isn't developed anymore).
> >
> >

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