Re: Differences between GNU and Debian install-info
>>"Gord" == Gordon Matzigkeit <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>>>> Manoj Srivastava writes:
Gord> That was an old version of install-info, back in the days when people
Gord> were dreaming up the idea of such a program. Karl Berry (texinfo
Gord> maintainer) regrets the fact that this old version ever existed,
Gord> because it caused mass confusion.
Oh. That's the one I remember. Thanks for the correction.
MS> Ours does not move files around (since the package maintainer
MS> has already done that, it just manages the dir file.
Gord> What GNU version are you looking at? The install-info from
Gord> texinfo-3.12 has exactly the same purpose as the Debian version:
I was recalling the behaviour of the last GNU install-info
Gord> The other differences are quite trivial, and can be discovered very
Gord> easily if you try playing with both `/sbin/install-info' and
Gord> `/usr/bin/install-info' on a recent Debian system.
__> file /usr/bin/install-info
/usr/bin/install-info: can't stat `/usr/bin/install-info' (No such file or directory).
__> egrep install-info /var/lib/dpkg/info/info.list \
And I am running slink uptodate as of Monday (I hope that
classifies as a ``recent'' debian system).
Could you please tell me which Debian package installs teh GNU
install-info so I can have a look?
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