nano - packaged and ready for some criticism :)

Robert Collins
Sun Nov 11 15:23:00 GMT 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2001 6:39 AM
Subject: Re: nano - packaged and ready for some criticism :)

> On Fri, Nov 16, 2001 at 04:27:38PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >
> >===
> >> --> The info package should have this script -- either in
> >/usr/bin/fix-info
> >> or /etc/postinstall/ (or both).
> >
> >Who is the info maintainer? Chris? Can said maintainer please put a
> >postinstall script to regen info.dir completely in the next
> I guess I'm maintaining texinfo.
> I can do this, sure.


> I wonder if all of the packages correctly rely on info, though.

Hah! good point.

> And, this just causes info to regen the 'dir' file if it is installed,
> right?  It won't solve the problem of adding a new .info file.

It doesn't have to. Each package is responsible for that. Packages that
don't, or for users with corrupt files, will get fixed when texinfo
comes around. And packages that don't will get complaints, and get


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