UPDATE-INFO-DIR(8) System Manager's Manual UPDATE-INFO-DIR(8)NAME
update-info-dir - update or create index file from all installed info files in directory
update-info-dir [options] [directory]
Update, or create, the index file dir of available documentation in /usr/share/info/ (the default) or in given DIRECTORY. The index file
info is the directory is usually presented by info browsers on startup.
Display help and exit.
SEE ALSO emacs(1)info(1)install-info(1)AUTHOR
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INSTALL-INFO(1) User Commands INSTALL-INFO(1)NAME
install-info - update info/dir entries
install-info [OPTION]... [INFO-FILE [DIR-FILE]]
Install or delete dir entries from INFO-FILE in the Info directory file DIR-FILE.
delete existing entries for INFO-FILE from DIR-FILE; don't insert any new entries.
specify file name of Info directory file. This is equivalent to using the DIR-FILE argument.
insert TEXT as an Info directory entry. TEXT should have the form of an Info menu item line plus zero or more extra lines starting
with whitespace. If you specify more than one entry, they are all added. If you don't specify any entries, they are determined
from information in the Info file itself.
--help display this help and exit.
specify Info file to install in the directory. This is equivalent to using the INFO-FILE argument.
same as --dir-file=DIR/dir.
same as --entry TEXT. An Info directory entry is actually a menu item.
same as --delete.
put this file's entries in section SEC of the directory. If you specify more than one section, all the entries are added in each of
the sections. If you don't specify any sections, they are determined from information in the Info file itself.
display version information and exit.
Email bug reports to firstname.lastname@example.org, general questions and discussion to email@example.com. Texinfo home page:
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The full documentation for install-info is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and install-info programs are properly installed at
your site, the command
should give you access to the complete manual.
install-info 4.8 December 2004 INSTALL-INFO(1)
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