[arch-dev-public] info pages
belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Fri Aug 8 19:43:03 EDT 2008
On Wed, 6 Aug 2008, Allan McRae wrote:
> Allan McRae wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Just a heads up with something I have remembered while packaging with the
>> new pacman release. Including docs is the default in makepkg.conf now so
>> if there is a large amount of documentation you will want to add a !docs to
>> the PKGBUILD options. Also, every package that needs the --mandir
>> configure flag will probably need and --infodir one too. An annoying
>> number of packages with info pages install a /usr/share/info/dir file so
>> that will need removed at the end of the PKGBUILD.
> I have discovered that at least one package has to have a /usr/share/info/dir
> file or the info command complains that it is missing. It seems that
> ideally all packages with info directories should add/remove entries in this
> file when installing/removing the package, although calling "info <something
> not in dir file>" seems to work, but I might be missing something....
> The point is that adding info files properly involves an install file with
> "install-info" commands for each info page in the package. Isn't including
> docs fun!
The emacs package already does this. The emacs.install file could be used
as a template for this info stuff.
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