Subject: Re: texinfo files
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/22/1998 23:13:03
Jonathan Stone writes:
> "It sucks".
> Fire up emacs info mode. Now, all of a sudden, if I want info on
> emacs, either I don't get the standard Emacs info node (which always
> includes emacs at the toplevel) or I start somewhere not at the
> top of the Info hierarcy.  
> Pfft, ack, pthui. Gross.  Confuses the hell out of an ordinary user.

Okay. How about the following tiny hack:

use awk or whatever in the pkg distribution to "include" a DIR file
from /usr/share/info into the real "DIR" file in /usr/pkg/info, and
tell the info viewer in emacs that /usr/pkg/info is the real top.