info is dead was: sharutils license correction

Xose Vazquez Perez xose.vazquez at
Wed May 29 23:09:49 UTC 2013

Paul Wouters wrote:

> Why do we even bother shipping an old obsoleted documentation format
> only RMS can actually use? In the case of sharutils, we actually have
> what appears to be proper man pages.
> Maybe I should add a Feature for F20 :
> "convert all info pages to proper man pages and obsolete: the info package."

faster and easier, put this in your .bashrc file:

ilm() # info like man
 info $1 --subnodes --output - 2>/dev/null | most

replace "most" with your favorite paging program, and:

$ ilm gcc

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