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- Subject: [ale] info
- From: ale at FultonGreen.com (Fulton Green)
- Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2000 04:47:57 -0700
Try "man gcc", then "info gcc". If you're still seeing the same content,
something's definitely up. Else it may be that the maintainer(s) of the
command in question convert the TeXinfo document to the roff format and
distribute that as the man page.
On Tue, Oct 17, 2000 at 05:27:59AM -0600, Joe Knapka wrote:
> Just out of curiosity, is "info" properly installed on
> -anyone's- system? Many GNU manpages contain a helpful
> note similar to:
> "Complete documentation for whizbang is available only in
> Texinfo format. [At this point my teeth grind.] If the
> whizbang command and info are both installed properly, then
> the command
> info whizbang
> will let you view the info page for whizbang."
> On every Linux system I've ever used (which basically means
> various releases of Slackware and Red Hat 5.2), after a fresh
> install, the command "info <any command you care to name>"
> only brings up the info view of the same man page containing the
> helpful note, and the info documentation (eg "info info")
> is not very helpful when trying to correct this problem...
> So am I missing the magic invisible "Install info so it
> actually works" option, or does everyone have the same
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