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RE: Bug in Octave pinfo

From: Tom G. Smith (Smitty)
Subject: RE: Bug in Octave pinfo
Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 09:32:02 -0500 (CDT)

FYI, installing octave 2.1.57 did not help this problem:

> From address@hidden Wed May 26 06:52:20 2004
> Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 06:51:03 -0500 (CDT)
> From: "Tom G. Smith (Smitty)" <address@hidden>
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: Bug in octave texinfo?
> There's a bug, I think, in the texinfo for octave.  I'm running
> version 2.1.40 of octave, and I've tried this with the same results
> using pinfo versions 0.6.6-4 and 0.6.8.
> If I do "pinfo pinfo" for example, then press S and key in the word
> directory before pressing Enter, it will show me the first occurrence,
> and if I then repeatedly press f, it shows me each subsequent
> occurrence, until eventually it shows "Search string not found"
> in the message area at the bottom of the screen.
> But if I repeat the same procedure after doing "pinfo octave", repeated
> f's eventually get me to the "Command Line Editing" screen, with no
> occurrence of the string "directory" showing.  If I press f again it
> highlights the link "Cursor Motion."  Pressing f again doesn't change
> the appearance of the screen, but each press must push an element on
> a stack because pressing f N times at this point means I must press
> the left arrow N times to move off the "Command Line Editing" screen.

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