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Bug#156142: install-info: /usr/info/dir still exists?

Josip Rodin <joy@gkvk.hr> writes:

> On Sat, Aug 10, 2002 at 12:07:40AM -0700, Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
> > Package: dpkg
> > Version: 1.9.21
> > Severity: normal
> > 
> > Woody
> > 
> > In a newly installed debian system, there is a /usr/info/dir file, but
> > there is not a /usr/share/info/dir.  Policy does not say anything at
> > all about /usr/info (section 13.2); it only mentions /usr/share/info.
> > 
> > I think that a fixed install-info should be put into woody updates and
> > on upgrade it should move the physical dir file into /usr/share/info,
> > then make a compatibility symlink at /usr/info/dir.
> It's changed in sid. Why change woody? This is not a critical problem.

I wonder if I have "sid" dpkg installed in a "woody" system then???

In a fresh Woody install, is the dir in "/usr/info"?  XEmacs 21.4.8 at
least cannot find it there.  The command line "info" does, however.

Well, your call.  Close this if you like.  I made a patch and sent it
to the XEmacs maintainer.

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