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Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 13:34:36 +0100
From: Hack =?iso-8859-1?Q?Kampbj=F8rn?= <cygwin-apps AT hack DOT kampbjorn DOT com>
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Subject: Re: "Install-Info" not found during installing CYGIN
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Robert Collins wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Gerrit P. Haase [mailto:freeweb AT nyckelpiga DOT de]
> > Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2002 10:10 PM
> > To: Torsten Giebl
> > Cc: cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com; cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
> > Subject: Re: "Install-Info" not found during installing CYGIN
> >
> >
> >  Torsten,
> >
> > > I install CYGWIN with the following packages :
> >
> > [long list w/o texinfo]

Among them wget.

> >
> > > First the Setup.exe untgz and unbz2 the selected Packages into the
> > > install dir, then it starts some SH Window. In that window
> > i see often
> > > the message "Install-Info" not found. Is there a package i
> > forgott to
> > > install ??

Note this doesn't happen for wget. I've just checked.

> >
> > texinfo.
> > Should be in base (IMHO).
> No! Anything that has info pages should depend on texinfo. That's what
> dependencies ARE FOR.
> Rob

We had a discussion about this months ago IIRC the conclusion was for
each package to install their own info files. And for texinfo to
reinstall all the info files. (Or something similar, I'm a lazy guy and
I wouldn't have done alle the postinstall thing if someone hadn't
pointed it out).

As you can see in /etc/postinstall/ when wget is
installed/updated it will install the info files only if texinfo is
already installed (wget does not depend/require texinfo). Otherwise it's
texinfo's postinstall job to update the dir info.



if [ -x ${INSTALLINFO} -a -f ${INFODIR}/ ] ; then
    ${INSTALLINFO} --dir-file=${INFODIR}/dir ${INFODIR}/

if [ ! -f /etc/wgetrc ] ; then
    cp /usr/doc/wget-${VERSION}/sample.wgetrc /etc/wgetrc

Med venlig hilsen / Kind regards

Hack Kampbjørn

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