Where is info? (was Re: Installing Octave for Windows 95)
Thu May 13 06:12:00 GMT 1999
I am finding this rather tedious. The octave distribution
have it, but octave needs it. The B19 distribution doesn't
Sure, but we can only break that cycle if someone contributes back a tarball
or an info executable.
As a fatter of fact, I am simply running Octave under cygwin _without_ the
info reader. I copied the info files into Emacs info directory and read them
I have found a source distribution called texinfo which
seems to have
it. I couldn't find a distribution with just info.
Correct. That's the GNU source for it. Dunno how hard it is to port info to
P.S. In my opinion 101% of installation instructions do not
sufficient information. They assume information elsewhere,
the reader's head, because it is in the writer's head.
By all means, if you find omissions: let everybody know. Best is to provide
patches, or a freash README.foo or whatever so that the next person doesn't
hit the stumble at the same hurdle.
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