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Re: Building perldoc-all.info

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: Building perldoc-all.info
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 18:29:57 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Fri, Jan 04, 2019 at 10:12:40AM -0800, Keith Thompson wrote:
> After working around these problems, I managed to build
> perldoc-all.info (and some other files).  After copying it to
> "perl.info" in a directory in my $INFOPATH, I'm able to run
> "info perl".  But when I search ("/") for "unlink" (which is in
> section 26.2.3 "Alphabetical Listing of Perl Function") it didn't
> find the occurrence I was looking for. It found an occurrence under
> "PerlIO_tmpfile", but when I typed "/<enter>" to find it again,
> it complained:
>     Cannot find node '(perl)perlbook Other interesting, non-Perl books'
> If you visit 4.2 "DESCRIPTION" (under "perlbook"), section 4.2.6
> "perlbook Other interesting, non-Perl books" is unavailable. In
> addition to that problem, it would be nice if info's search command
> were able to skip over a missing node.

I've made a change to 'info' for it to do this in git commit 513b510.

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