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FS#13924 - [bc] Missing dir entries for bc and dc info files

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Alessandro Doro (adoroo) - Sunday, 22 March 2009, 22:20 GMT
Last edited by Eric Belanger (Snowman) - Friday, 06 November 2009, 14:41 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Douglas Soares de Andrade (dsa)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


The bc package lacks the post-install procedure that runs install-info for the provided info pages ( and

Additional note: those files aren't compressed.

Package version:
bc 1.06-5

Steps to reproduce:
$ info dc
$ info bc
or just have a look at /usr/share/info/dir
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Closed by  Eric Belanger (Snowman)
Friday, 06 November 2009, 14:41 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  bc-1.06-7
Comment by Alessandro Doro (adoroo) - Sunday, 22 March 2009, 22:41 GMT
I have found that the bc info file lacks the direntry section; install-info complains about this.

This patch from Mandriva solve the issue.
Comment by Alessandro Doro (adoroo) - Thursday, 18 June 2009, 19:57 GMT
Still not fixed with bc 1.06-6 in testing.