Solution (was RE: Where is info?)
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999
> From: "Eddelbuettel, Dirk" <Dirk.Eddelbuettel@nesbittburns.com>
> To: "'J.P.Fletcher@aston.ac.uk'" <J.P.Fletcher@aston.ac.uk>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: Where is info? (was Re: Installing Octave for Windows 95)
> Date: Thu, 13 May 1999 09:12:37 -0400
> Sure, but we can only break that cycle if someone contributes back a tarball
> or an info executable.
In fact there is an info for B20, see the other traffic.
> 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
> via Emacs.
Right. So getting emacs is an alternative.
> 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
> 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.
Thanks. I will put something together from my experience of the last
few days, now that I have the answers.
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