The recently-updated xemacs packages (21.1.14-2.62) have
Info-directory-path set incorrectly. I don't have the full value
available, but the path contains something like
Rather unfortunately, the latter directory doesn't exist on a stock RH6.2
system. Bringing up info breaks with a fatal error as a result.
Doh. We tested for other changes (like aspell vs. ispell), but not this.
Edit /usr/share/xemacs-21.1.14/lisp/site-start.el , and change the infopath to
point at /usr/info instead of /usr/share/info.
This is not a problem with current releases, as they actually have the info
pages in the FHS-compliant location.