.info files and the 'dir' file

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Apr 11 06:50:14 PDT 2008

Hi all,

Since my installation script actually looks for a /usr/share/info/dir
file if there are any .info files being installed for a package, I've
discovered that many packages do not update the 'dir' file after
installing .info files.

In these instances, should BLFS provide instructions to update the
'dir' file?


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