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From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: *_TEXINFOS
Date: 16 May 2001 07:54:32 -0300
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On May 16, 2001, "Lars J. Aas" <address@hidden> wrote:

> I've just started learning the texinfo format, and noticed that the
> <file>.info files generated during make was built in $srcdir and not
> $builddir.  Is this because makeinfo isn't expected to be found on
> the build system, or something else?

Yep.  The idea is that the distribution should include the generated
info files, so that random installers won't need texinfo to install
the info documentation.  They're placed in the source tree so that
a maintainer set-up doesn't differ from a random installer's.

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