[gnutls-dev] Function indices in the manual

Ludovic Courtès ludo at gnu.org
Sun Jul 1 12:51:33 CEST 2007


Simon Josefsson <simon at josefsson.org> writes:

> ludo at chbouib.org (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

>>   * The "function index" of the manual mixes Scheme procedures and C
>>     functions.  In theory it might be possible to create separate
>>     indices but since `@deffn' automatically adds functions to the
>>     function index, it would not be convenient.
> It may be possible to re-define the function index somehow, perhaps we
> could ask on the texinfo list about this.  I think it would be cleaner
> to have a separate C API index and Scheme API index.  Although it is not
> important to fix this before the first releases.

I asked the Texinfo people about this:


Apparently, the only way to separate indices with current Texinfo would
be by abusing the variable index, for instance, which doesn't look very
nice to me.


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