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Re: Info.gz files
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 10:49:55AM +0100, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
>Am Montag, 22. Dezember 2003 um 01:08 schriebst du:
>> I notice that some of the larger info files, notably gcc & related files
>> plus the Cygwin-ug files, are in /usr/share/info as xxx.info.gz files.
>> Is info (supposed to be) able to handle these directly? If so, is
>> special action appropriate to get them listed in the dir file -- on my
>> system they are simply not being seen.
>> Of course, I can unzip them - but why use up the space if info can do it
>I thought that info is able to handle this directly, therefore I
>provide the info pages compressed. If the info files are not seen,
>then the script /etc/postinstall/update-info-dir.sh needs to be
The update-info-dir.sh script should have no problems with compressed files,
assuming that install-info has no problems.
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