MySQL and "More Control/Package Users" Package Mgmt

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Thu Jun 24 05:59:53 PDT 2010

On 6/24/10, Timothy Rice <t.rice at> wrote:

> It occurred to me that maybe once mysql is installed, info can then use
> mysql to, say, manage a database of entries, or something. Pure
> conjecture, but if true, it could explain why dir would need to be
> rebuilt. However, nothing I've noticed in any documentation for either
> mysql or info suggests that this is actually true.
> Now, if nothing like that is really going on, then may I submit to the
> BLFS editors that the suggested install commands for mysql be streamlined

Info is documentation that I personally only consult as a last resort.
Everything that installs any info documentation apparently updates
that file called "dir".

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