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Re: nano - packaged and ready for some criticism :)
On Thu, Nov 15, 2001 at 06:39:40PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Robert Collins wrote:
>>3) I'd suggest ( cd /usr/info ; for i in nano.info ; do install-info
>>$i --dir-file=dir ; done ) instead of installing _every_ info file in
>>the directory, as that could get quite slow :].
>I'll take the blame for this. Two of my recent packages (the experimental
>versions of autoconf and automake wrapper scripts) had postinstall scripts
>that installed *every* info file. This was a thinko on my part, but it
>seems to have spread...
Is it really that slow to do this? You actually end up with some benefit
since the dir file could be fixed "automatically" if it was screwed up