INSTALL-INFO(1) User Commands INSTALL-INFO(1)
install-info - update info/dir entries
install-info [OPTION]... [INFO-FILE [DIR-FILE]]
Install or delete dir entries from INFO-FILE in the Info directory file
delete existing entries for INFO-FILE from DIR-FILE; don't insert
any new entries.
specify file name of Info directory file. This is equivalent to
using the DIR-FILE argument.
insert TEXT as an Info directory entry. TEXT should have the form
of an Info menu item line plus zero or more extra lines starting
with whitespace. If you specify more than one entry, they are all
added. If you don't specify any entries, they are determined from
information in the Info file itself.
--help display this help and exit.
specify Info file to install in the directory. This is equivalent
to using the INFO-FILE argument.
same as --dir-file=DIR/dir.
same as --entry TEXT. An Info directory entry is actually a menu
same as --delete.
put this file's entries in section SEC of the directory. If you
specify more than one section, all the entries are added in each
of the sections. If you don't specify any sections, they are
determined from information in the Info file itself.
display version information and exit.
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install-info 4.8 December 2004 INSTALL-INFO(1)