Bug 10379 - install-info misbehaves
install-info misbehaves
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: texinfo (Show other bugs)
6.1
alpha Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-03-27 23:40 EST by michal
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-07 16:18:39 EDT
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Description michal 2000-03-27 23:40:19 EST
Contrary to documentation arguments to install-info in a format
  --entry="<text of an entry here>"
do not work.  The net effect is that postinstall scripts from
packages like mgetty are effectively ignored.

I do not know if the bug is Alpha specific or if it affects a broader
range of platforms.  I can verify it on Alpha.

Moreover bugzilla does not recognize 'info' package and does not
accept what I type; therefore I am forced to use a wrong component
in this report.  No wonder that there are no bug reports filed
against info.


   Michal Jaegermann,
   michal@harddata.com
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-04-07 16:18:59 EDT
I can't reproduce it here with 6.2, so I guess it's fixed.

texinfo is the right component to report this - if you run rpm -qi info, you'll
see info is generated from the texinfo source RPM. It's probably not very
obvious to a user though, I'll talk about it with our bugzilla people.

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