On Sun, Jan 06, 2002 at 09:38:38PM +0100, Kai Gro=DFjohann wrote:
> Charles Curley <ccurley@...> writes:
> > Unless, perhaps, one is familiar with info and installing info, the
> > instructions for adding the tramp info pages to the info system are
> > rather cryptic.
> Are there any instructions for installing the info files? :-)
> Ah, I found them. They are indeed quite short.
> What you need to do is to put tramp.info into a directory which is on
> the search path for info. The search path is obtained via the
> environment variable $INFOPATH, unless Info-default-directory-list
> (Info-directory-list in XEmacs) is set.
Well, I don't have $INFOPATH set. As I also use info as a stand alone
program, an Emacs only solution would not be sufficient for me. BTW,
in GNU emacs the equivalent of Info-directory-list appears to be
> Of course, you can also add the directory where tramp.info is to the
> search path.
> You can use the install-info program to add a `dir' entry for
> tramp.info. For example, change into the directory where you put
> tramp.info, and assume it contains a `dir' file. Then:
> install-info --info-dir=3D. tramp.info
> will do the trick.
Nope. I got a dir file in the tramp/texi directory, which does not
show up in the info root. Or does the local dir file only show up if I
(I went to the info file on info, and found a node on how to install
info files. Unfortunately, the link is broken. Well, Drat.)
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