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Re: Stale links in Info tree?


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Stale links in Info tree?
Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2011 06:07:20 -0500

> From: rusi <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2011 18:56:14 -0800 (PST)
> 
> On Mar 1, 10:23 pm, rmcd <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I have a number of non-existent entries in my info tree (C-h i). The stale 
> > entries refer to "emacs22" (e.g., "Autotype (emacs22)" ). I can't figure 
> > out where they are or even where the tree is originating. I've been using 
> > emacs 23.1 (Ubuntu 10.04) and just upgraded to 23.2 (via a ppa). The 
> > incorrect links existed in both versions.
> >
> > C-x C-f points me to /usr/share/info. The dir file there is not what is 
> > displayed in emacs. So I'm puzzled. I don't know how to find the file emacs 
> > is loading and I don't know how to refresh it to get rid of the 
> > non-existent links.  Most topics seem linked correctly. It is just the 
> > "emacs22" entries that point to non-existent files.
> >
> > Thanks for any help.
> 
> Something similar:
> 
> On debian, when upgrading (packages having nothing to do with emacs)
> I sometimes get something to the effect (dont remember error messages
> exactly)
> Python2.5 info pages not present

See the values of Info-directory-list, Info-default-directory-list,
and the environment variable INFOPATH, to get a hint regarding where
Emacs looks for dir files.



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