texinfo 6.8

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Mon Jul 5 18:04:39 GMT 2021

The following packages have been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution:

* texinfo-6.8-1
* texinfo-tex-6.8-1
* info-6.8-1

Texinfo is a documentation system that uses a single source file to produce 
output in a number of formats, both online and printed (dvi, html, info, pdf, 
xml, etc.).

This is an update to the latest upstream release.  See


for a list of changes since the previous release.

Cygwin packaging
The info package contains the standalone info viewer as well as the install-info 
program.  The texinfo package contains everything else except support for the 
printable output formats (such as pdf).  The texinfo-tex package supplies the 
latter.  In particular, /usr/bin/makeinfo is in the texinfo package, but the 
command 'makeinfo --pdf' won't work unless you install texinfo-tex.

Ken Brown
Cygwin's texinfo maintainer

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