.info files and the 'dir' file

TheOldFellow theoldfellow at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 08:04:46 PDT 2008


On Fri, 11 Apr 2008 08:50:14 -0500
Randy McMurchy <randy at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> 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?
> 

Do people really USE info?  I detest it.  My vote is leave the package
as it comes unless its headline functionality is broken.

R.





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