update-info-dir - (re-)create /usr/share/info/dir from all installed info files
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
This manual page documents briefly the
R update-info-dir command. This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the original script was designed for Debian packaging system.
update-info-dir [info-directory] (re-)creates the index of available documentation in info format (the file /usr/share/info/dir) which is usually presented by info browsers on startup.
4. OPTIONS ▲
If an argument is given update the dir file in the directory given, otherwise use /usr/share/info.
5. AUTHOR ▲
This manual page was written by Norbert Preining <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).