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update or create index file from all installed info files in directory

see also : info - install-info


update-info-dir [options] [directory]

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Update, or create, the index file dir of available documentation in /usr/share/info/ (the default) or in given DIRECTORY. The index file info is the directory is usually presented by info browsers on startup.



Display help and exit.

see also

emacs info install-info


This manual page was written by Norbert Preining <preining[:at:]logic[:dot:]at>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the original script was designed for Debian packaging system.

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