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Re: Texinfo vs. Debian install-info, new upstream texinfo


karl@freefriends.org (Karl Berry) wrote:

> Thanks for writing, Norbert.  I was just about to do the same.
>     - Concerning the update-info-dir script I am a but lost, do we have
>       a script for this already?
> There are two different scripts in the Texinfo distribution to do this
> job: gen-dir-node and fix-info-dir (in the util subdirectory).  I don't
> know which is better or what the differences are.

And there is also a 'generate-info-dir' Python script by Ian


> It seems desirable to me to have the logic for rebuilding the dir file
> be in a separate script, not embedded in install-info.  Not something to
> program in C, seems to me.

Well, seems to be the case for the above script...


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