Subject: Re: texinfo files
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Jim Bernard <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/22/1998 21:17:35
On 9 22, Jonathan Stone wrote:
> >They should be re-added and installed in /usr/share/info.
> not clear.  
> emacs already installs many info files into /usr/pkg/info.
> If we do /usr/share/info, we need to rationalize that, and patch all
> info readers to look in both places (since there are packages that add
> info nodes which aren't already in our tree.)  Which doesn't really
> fit very well with the intent of a top-level directory containing all
> Info nodes.

  Umm, it already does exactly that.  The info search path in my binary
(/usr/pkg/bin/info) is:


If you look closely, you'll find /usr/share/info in there.  The only thing
that really needs to be added is /usr/X11R6/info, and that was fixed a while
ago (my binary isn't very recent).