Info doc conflict between 1.4.6 and 2.0.1?

Charly Avital shavital at
Thu Dec 7 06:07:07 CET 2006

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Todd Zullinger wrote the following on 12/6/06 11:37 PM:
> I was updating my system to 1.4.6 today and noticed the following in
> the make install output (I've got 2.0.1 installed already):
> install-info: menu item `gpg' already exists, for file `gnupg'
> I don't recall seeing this before, but I don't use the info docs much,
> so maybe I've just missed it previously.  It seems that 1.4.6 changed
> the texinfo file to use the dircategory "GNU Utilities" just as 2.0.1
> does.  1.4.5 used GnuPG.  Without knowing much about how install-info
> works, I'm guessing that it's balking because both programs try to
> create a gpg entry in the same info section.
> If I'm looking to install both 1.4.6 and 2.0.1 simultaneously,
> shouldn't the info pages for both versions be able to coexist?
> If I'm doing something wrong or am incorrect in expecting that the
> info files should be parallel installable, let me know.  If not, would
> a proper fix be to use gpg2 as the entry for 2.0.1?

I am MacOS X user (10.4.6), unable till now to compile 2.0.1 (posted a
few messages explaining why).
If you are MacOS X user, could you please explain how you succeeded to
compile 2.0.1. Thanks.

I had no problem compiling 1.4.6 (and all its predecessors) from source.

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