This (the Directory node) gives a menu of major topics.
Typing "d" returns here, "q" exits, "?" lists all INFO commands, "h"
gives a primer for first-timers, "mTexinfo<Return>" visits Texinfo topic,
This info tree is maintained by the n-dim project. Quite a few of
the nodes are symbolic links into various places in AFS. We try
to keep things up to date, but they change out from under us quite
We have merged nodes from FSF emacs and XEmacs. Where it could be
ambiguous, we mark the node as coming from either the FSF or lucid
info tree (for instance, there are two elisp reference manual nodes).
Please report inconsistencies, broken links or whatever you feel like
reporting to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The list of major topics begins on the next line.
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-- Using Emacs --
- GNU emacs19
[FSF] GNU Emacs, the world's best editor.
A version of GNU Emacs with much better support for X windows than
normal FSF Emacs 19, plus lots of other good features as well. This
is REALLY the world's best editor.
- ange ftp
Slick, transparent interface to FTP from emacs.
[LUCID] Directory editing mode.
[LUCID] Emacs vi emulation mode.
[LUCID] A mode for editing forms.
[LUCID] GNU Emacs-based newsreader.
[LUCID] Mode for interacting with various forms of lisp from inside
The super-duper citation-making package for news, mail, etc...
GNU termcap library.
[LUCID] Yet another VI emulation mode for emacs.
[LUCID] View Mail, a replacement for the (ancient) RMAIL mail reader
[LUCID] The Emacs-based World Wide Web browser. Check it out!
-- Everyday Programming --
GNU autoconfigure, a package to help you build releases that build on
GNU C preprocessor.
GNU C Compiler.
GNU source-level debugger.
GNU program profiler.
GNU replacement for YACC.
GNU version of the standard make utility.
[LUCID] GNU emacs interface to CVS, the concurrent versions system.
Sadly, there is no info node for CVS yet.
The GNU readline library, which can be used to put nice command-line
editing features into any program.
How to use the history mechanism in the readline linrary.
GNU coding standards.
-- Black Magic / Deep Dark Secrets / Twisted Architectures --
- GNU Assembler
Should look at this if you develop on HP workstations with GNU tools.
Binary file utilities from GNU (ld, ar, etc). Should look at this if
you develop with gNU tools on HPs.
Binary File Description library from GNU.
- GDB internals
Guts of GDB.
STABS debugging info format.
-- Other Programming-related Nodes --
The MIT Scheme System.
-- Hacking on Emacs --
[LUCID] Common-lisp extension package for elisp.
- lemacs lisp ref
[LUCID] Lucidified version of the emacs lisp reference manual. Much
more current than the next node, but has lucid-specific extensions.
[FSF] GNU Emacs extension language reference manual.
- lemacs external widget
How to use lemacs as a widget in another program.
-- GNU Utilities --
GNU version of diff, diff3, cmp, etc. Way cooler than the standard
versions (faster, handle binary files better).
GNU replacement for compress.
- info standards
GNU project documentation standards.
- lemacs info
[LUCID] The Lucid version of the GNU Emacs Info manual (not sure
exactly what all the differences are).
[FSF] The FSF documentation production environment.
The makeinfo program, which takes texinfo files and produces GNU emacs
The mkid program, which builds a database of identifier names
(e.g., C function and variable names) and the associated filenames.
- lemacs texinfo
[LUCID] Lucid version of the texinfo manual.
Programs that can turn GNU info files into hardcopy documents via TeX.
-- Pointers to other Info Realms --
Top node of the Emacs version 18 info nodes, which contains some things
of relevance to V19/[LX]Emacs users.
vvvv This is busted because Andrew /usr/contributed doesn't have a
valid directory file for their info tree... vvvv
- andrew contrib tree
Some info nodes available under /usr/contributed in Andrew.
-- Things that Info Can't Point At Directly --
I'll put interesting info resources that are accessible via other
means (like HTTP) here. If you have some way of following a URL from
info mode, good for you; otherwise, just cut and paste. Send me your
suggestions; they don't necessarily have to be in TeXinfo format.
Cool info tree, including Japanese-related stuff AND some of the
original info nodes from the MIT ITS machines. Pretty nifty.
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