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Re: bug#14125: 24.3; "No such node or anchor: Top" for Info files create
Re: bug#14125: 24.3; "No such node or anchor: Top" for Info files created by makeinfo 5.1
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 14:32:59 +0200
On Sun, Aug 25, 2013 at 02:54:55AM +0300, Juri Linkov wrote:
> > The standalone info reader has an option --strict-node-location and you
> > can see that it had trouble with your test when using that option,
> > which should show that there is an issue in the Info file.
> I believe we made the Emacs Info reader robust enough to handle
> both old and new formats of preamble. Regarding the option
> --strict-node-location in the standalone Info reader,
> we could create a similar option in the Emacs Info reader
> with a name like `Info-strict-node-location', but I doubt
> that many users might want to use it since it's intended
> for debugging, and Emacs has a built-in debugger for that.
That was not really my point, it was that if the info reader finds the
node the document may still be quite wrong, one have to specify
--strict-node-location to be sure that the standalone info reader really
finds the node without searching around.