[tex-live] install-info from TeXLive 2008

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Jul 2 02:23:18 CEST 2009

Hi Bernhard,

On Mi, 01 Jul 2009, Bernhard Kleine wrote:
> Wenn I got down to the wrong install-info I noticed that I had a year
> ago already changed install-info to _install-info, obviously for the
> same reasons.
> I wonder who else had tripped over this error without noticing that
> TeXLive is reponsible.

That has been noticed, emailed, warned about already several times since
about 2005? At least that is the first time I remember it.

On Mi, 01 Jul 2009, Karl Berry wrote:
> (The absurdity of two incompatible programs both being named
> "install-info" is being addressed in other ways, too, but that has
> nothing to do with TL.)

In the next days a new upload of dpkg to Debian/sid will happen that
stops shipping the old dpkg install-info and calls GNU install-info
instead. THere is some magic to keep transition fine, but at the end of
the chain there will be always GNU install-info, so that has been
finally fixed.



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