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Re: .info files

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: .info files
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 12:12:38 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.94 (gnu/linux)

> It would be nice if .info files opened up in Info-mode automatically.
> E.g. something like,

> (add-to-list 'auto-mode-alist
>            '("\\.info\\'" . (lambda () (interactive)
>                               (let ((file-name (buffer-file-name)))
>                                 (kill-buffer (current-buffer))
>                                 (info file-name)))))

Agreed.  I wrote Info-on-current-buffer a long time ago to try and
address this need, but it's clearly not good enough.
Your code above is (sadly) not quite good enough either since its use of
kill-buffer+info will likely introduce misbehaviors in various cases.


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