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Re: installing pinfo
Robert Mark Bram wrote:
> I downloaded pinfo recently because I have heard it is a better help
> program than man. I ran the cygwin setup program, selected pinfo and
> thought it ran through ok. However, when I type "pinfo", the command
> is not known:
> $ pinfo
> bash: pinfo: command not found
$ ls -l /bin/pinfo
$ cygcheck -c pinfo
Post the output of those 2 commands here, and we'll try to help.
> I went and had a look at the files inside the pinfo download:
> pinfo-0.6.6p1-1.tar.bz2. I found a readme file with the following
> information in it:
> To rebuild the package for cygwin:
Rebuild = rebuild from source. You probably don't want to do that.
> This is a bit confusing for me at the moment. I assumed:
> pinfo-x.x.x-x-src = pinfo-0.6.6p1-1.tar.bz2
Not true. -src means the source package, not the binary package.
> > copy sample pinforc to /usr/share/pinfo/pinforc
> > copy CAPITALIZEDFILES to /usr/doc/pinfo-x.x.x-x/
Uhh... those are instructions for a human, not commands to be fed verbatim
to a shell.
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