Tue Nov 30 23:39:00 GMT 1999
Hmm, I built from the gnu source w/o much trouble - it includes
the info.info files and builds a utility called install-info.exe which
you can use to create and update the 'dir' files.
> You must use the "info" program to read .info files. You might download it
> Please note that you'll have to create "dir" files on each info directory in
> order for "info" to know which page to display. AFAIK you have to create
> them manually... I really hope I'm wrong, somebody _please_ correct me ;)
> The syntax is very simple, I'm attaching one I use here. For each set of
> info files, you must create a line similar to the one below, and put inside
> the parenthesis the name of the "master" info file, without the ".info". For
> example, for gcc, the info files are named gcc.info-*, and your entry should
> look like
> * GCC: (gcc). Information about the gcc Compiler
> The text outisde the parenthesis is arbitrary.
> You might also have to create an environment variable INFOPATH containing
> all your info directories separated by colons.
> TIP: once running "info", type "?" to get get help.
> AndrÃÂ© Oliveira da Costa
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com
> > [ mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Carson Wilcox
> > Sent: Friday, November 19, 1999 1:44 PM
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: info files
> > This is probably a dumb question, but is there a tool
> > to read .info files, or just a text editor.From
> > looking at them I am assuming there is a tool of some
> > type.
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