Commit 4dddb0b7 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

(Info-directory-list): Change doc string to reflect the

change in Info-default-directory-list.
parent e103ef95
2000-12-14 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@is.elta.co.il>
* paths.el (Info-default-directory-list): If
configure-info-directory is not one of the standard directories,
put it first in the list; otherwise put it last. Doc string
changed accordingly.
* info.el (Info-directory-list): Change doc string to reflect the
change in Info-default-directory-list.
* simple.el (delete-key-deletes-forward-mode): Treat ms-dos and
windows-nt as windowed environments, even under -nw.
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......@@ -108,11 +108,21 @@ variable INFOPATH to initialize it, or `Info-default-directory-list'
if there is no INFOPATH variable in the environment.
When `Info-directory-list' is initialized from the value of
`Info-default-directory-list', the first element of the resulting
`Info-default-directory-list', and Emacs is installed in one of the
standard directories, the directory of Info files that come with Emacs
is put last (so that local Info files override standard ones).
When `Info-directory-list' is initialized from the value of
`Info-default-directory-list', and Emacs is not installed in one
of the standard directories, the first element of the resulting
list is the directory where Emacs installs the Info files that
come with it. This is so that Emacs's own manual, which suits the
version of Emacs you are using, will always be found first. (If
you want to override that, set INFOPATH in the environment.)
version of Emacs you are using, will always be found first. This
is useful when you install an experimental version of Emacs without
removing the standard installation.
If you want to override the order of directories in
`Info-default-directory-list', set INFOPATH in the environment.
If you run the Emacs executable from the `src' directory in the Emacs
source tree, and INFOPATH is not defined, the `info' directory in the
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