Subject: Re: HEADS UP: new info files, install-info and makeinfo framework
To: Stoned Elipot <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 06/19/2003 18:29:52
[ On Thursday, June 19, 2003 at 23:42:35 (+0200), Stoned Elipot wrote: ]
> Subject: HEADS UP: new info files, install-info and makeinfo framework
> A new framework for handling texinfo sources and info files has
> hit the pkgsrc tree.
> The goal of the new framework is twofold:
> - reduce the number of '@exec' and '@unexec' in PLIST by
> using INSTALL/DEINSTALL scripts to handle entries addition/removal
> in the Info directory file.
> - achieve lighter dependencies by avoiding unnecessary run-time
> dependency on the gtexinfo package and if needed with the help of the
> standalone install-info command provided by the newly imported package
Hurray! Thanks very much to all who were involved!
Greg A. Woods
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