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NAME
       install-info - update info/dir entries

SYNOPSIS
       install-info [OPTION]... [INFO-FILE [DIR-FILE]]

DESCRIPTION
       Add or remove entries in INFO-FILE from the Info directory DIR-FILE.

OPTIONS
       --debug
              report what is being done.

       --delete
              delete existing entries for INFO-FILE from DIR-FILE; don't insert any new entries.

       --description=TEXT
              the  description of the entry is TEXT; used with the --name option to become synonymous with the --entry
              option.

       --dir-file=NAME
              specify file name of Info directory file; equivalent to using the DIR-FILE argument.

       --dry-run
              same as --test.

       --entry=TEXT
              insert TEXT as an Info directory entry.  TEXT is written as an Info menu item line followed

              by zero or more extra lines starting with whitespace.

              If you specify more than one entry, all are added.  If you don't specify any entries,  they  are  deter-
              mined

              from information in the Info file itself.

              When  removing, TEXT specifies the entry to remove.  TEXT is only removed as a last resort, if the entry
              as determined from the Info file is not present, and the basename of the Info file isn't found either.

       --help display this help and exit.

       --info-dir=DIR
              same as --dir-file=DIR/dir.

       --info-file=FILE
              specify Info file to install in the directory; equivalent to using the INFO-FILE argument.

       --item=TEXT
              same as --entry=TEXT.

       --keep-old
              do not replace entries, or remove empty sections.

       --menuentry=TEXT
              same as --name=TEXT.

       --name=TEXT
              the name of the entry is TEXT; used with --description to become synonymous with the --entry option.

       --no-indent
              do not format new entries in the DIR file.

       --quiet
              suppress warnings.

       --regex=R
              put this file's entries in all sections that match the regular expression R (ignoring case).

       --remove
              same as --delete.

       --remove-exactly
              only remove if the info file name matches exactly; suffixes such as .info and .gz are not ignored.

       --section=SEC
              put 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.

       --section R SEC
              equivalent to --regex=R --section=SEC --add-once.

       --silent
              suppress warnings.

       --test suppress updating of DIR-FILE.

       --version
              display version information and exit.

REPORTING BUGS
       Email bug reports to bug-texinfoATgnu.org, general questions and discussion  to  help-texinfoATgnu.org.   Texinfo
       home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright   (C)   2008   Free   Software   Foundation,   Inc.   License  GPLv3+:  GNU  GPL  version  3  or  later
       <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>;
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.  There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permit-
       ted by law.

SEE ALSO
       The  full  documentation for install-info is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and install-info pro-
       grams are properly installed at your site, the command

              info install-info

       should give you access to the complete manual.



install-info 4.13               September 2008                 INSTALL-INFO(1)