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Re: adding a new info file to info index page


From: Joel J. Adamson
Subject: Re: adding a new info file to info index page
Date: Mon, 26 May 2008 07:19:22 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: "address@hidden" <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 12:35:36 -0700 (PDT)
>> 
>> about 10 years ago, in gnu emacs, if i added a new info file, i have
>> to mod the index file, so it shows up in the index. I recall in xemacs
>> its automatic or something like that.
>> 
>> Do i still have to do that today?
>
> No.  The Texinfo package comes with a program called install-info that
> will do what you want: update the DIR file with the menu items for a
> particular Info manual.
>
>

Install-info add to the dir file in a particular directory; you also
need a dir file in each directory in Info-additional-directory-list.

Joel

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