I was just wandering if anyone has any idea what Debian should include in
terms of pre-written CGI scripts. Any ideas are welcome. Everything from
simple search engines to web-based login scripts.
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> From: Gordon Matzigkeit [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
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> Subject: Differences between GNU and Debian install-info
> >>>>> Manoj Srivastava writes:
> MS> The GNU version takes the info files and installs them in the
> MS> proper place, and tells the installer to edit the dir file
> MS> manually.
> That was an old version of install-info, back in the days when people
> were dreaming up the idea of such a program. Karl Berry (texinfo
> maintainer) regrets the fact that this old version ever existed,
> because it caused mass confusion.
> MS> Ours does not move files around (since the package maintainer
> MS> has already done that, it just manages the dir file.
> What GNU version are you looking at? The install-info from
> texinfo-3.12 has exactly the same purpose as the Debian version:
> 1) It doesn't move files around. You run it on info files that are
> already copied into place.
> 2) It edits the dir file, either adding or deleting entries.
> The other differences are quite trivial, and can be discovered very
> easily if you try playing with both `/sbin/install-info' and
> `/usr/bin/install-info' on a recent Debian system.
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