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Re: questions about install-info

>>"Dale" == Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:

 Dale> Why can't dpkg distribute the GNU version of install-info? If
 Dale> dpkg "needs" features that are not found there, what is to keep
 Dale> those features from being added to the GNU version in a
 Dale> "non-distructive" fashion?

	Because they do different things? The GNU version takes the
 info files and installs them in the proper place, and tells the
 installer to edit the dir file manually.

	Ours does not move files around (since the package maintainer
 has already done that, it just manages the dir file.

	Not only are the interfaces different, *they do different things*.

	Never the twain shall meet.

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