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Re: adding a new info file to info index page


From: Borked Pseudo Mailed
Subject: Re: adding a new info file to info index page
Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 23:21:34 -0600 (MDT)

You can do a little better than manually adding info files if you 
are running a bash shell-

for FI in `ls /usr/info/*.info` ; do install-info -info-dir /usr/info
/usr/info/$FI  ; done

On Mon, 26 May 2008 06:21:27 +0300, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
wrote:

>> 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.
>



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