.info files and the 'dir' file

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 06:58:34 PDT 2008


Randy McMurchy wrote:

> 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?

Yes, but could you please provide a list of such buggy packages discovered so far?

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Alexander E. Patrakov






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