[linux] Recommend an info->anything_readable converter

Jonathan Nicol jnicol at backnine.org
Mon Oct 17 10:39:53 PDT 2005

Hi Ethan,

I found this in Gentoo Portage:


I haven't tried it myself.


Quoting Ethan Merritt <merritt at u.washington.edu>:

> Google has failed me :-(


> Given that "info" has got to be the most user unfriendly

> documentation tool ever invented, and also given that

> some packages provide only *.info files as documetation,

> I really want a tool to convert *.info files into something

> readable. I don't much care what that is - plain text or

> a man page seems the most likely, but html would be OK.


> Can anyone recommend an info2something filter?


> Google only turned up a little known tool info2pod.

> I tried that after downloading from the home web site,

> but it didn't work.


> --

> Ethan A Merritt merritt at u.washington.edu

> Biomolecular Structure Center

> Mailstop 357742

> University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195


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