Info doc conflict between 1.4.6 and 2.0.1?

Todd Zullinger tmz at
Thu Dec 7 18:16:10 CET 2006

Werner Koch wrote:
> On Thu,  7 Dec 2006 05:37, tmz at said:
>> 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
> That is quite possible.  I forgot to did this chnage in the release
> candidate and it was too late to do another one due to the security
> bug.

Yes, I can understand that there were far more important things to be
done.  Here's hoping you can take this weekend off and relax. :)

>> 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 think so and will change it for the next release.

If it helps, attached a one line patch against current svn.  That
seems to be all that's needed to get both 1.4 and 2.0 installed
together happily.

Thanks again to you and the whole GnuPG team!

Todd        OpenPGP -> KeyID: 0xBEAF0CE3 | URL:
To tax and to please, no more than to love and be wise, is not given
to men.
    -- Edmund Burke

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Index: doc/gnupg.texi
--- doc/gnupg.texi	(revision 4372)
+++ doc/gnupg.texi	(working copy)
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@
 @dircategory GNU Utilities
-* gpg: (gnupg).            OpenPGP encryption and signing tool.
+* gpg2: (gnupg).           OpenPGP encryption and signing tool.
 * gpgsm: (gnupg).          S/MIME encryption and signing tool.
 @end direntry
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