cleanup-info - clean up the mess that bogus install-info may have done
cleanup-info [--help] [--unsafe] [--version] [--] [<dirname>]
cleanup-info is a Perl script that tries to clean up the mess that
bogus install-info may have done. It gathers all sections with the same
heading into a single one. It tries to be smart about cases and trailing
Other clean-ups include removing of empty sections, and squeezing the
blank lines (in entries part only).
Order of sections is preserved (the first encountered section counts).
Order of entries within a section is preserved.
Please be extremely careful when using this utility - it might not be
100% safe. cleanup-info tries to be careful with your info dir file,
but only until it writes it. You should back the file up prior to using
--help Output the help screen and exit successfully.
Set some additional possibly useful options.
Warning: the `--unsafe' option may garble an otherwise correct
Output version and exit successfully.
/usr/info/dir or <dirname>/dir
The info directory file. The lock file is named the same, with
Copyright (C) 1996 Kim-Minh Kaplan.
This is free software; see the GNU General Public Licence version 2 or
later for copying conditions. There is NO warranty.
Debian Project November 1999 CLEANUP-INFO(8)
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