On 18 October 2016 at 08:06, Per Bothner <p...@bothner.com> wrote:
>> To clarify, do you think that makeinfo should insert kawa-figures or
>> whatever in the paths to image files that occur in the Info files it
>> produces?
> I think that is best.  What I'm not sure is whether it should do so
> depending on a command-line flag, or automatically )by searching).

What does this achieve? Is it to make uses of the @image command more
succinct by allowing directory parts of the path to be missed out?

> One option is to add a  new command-line flag that specifies
> a directory or filename prefix or a search path.  This path
> is used for (at least) @image command.
> Another option is for the @image command to check for images
> in both the current directory and FOO-figures, where FOO
> could be the filename in the @setfilename command.
> Not sure which approach would be best.  I'd be fine with either.

I'd prefer the first option and not making FOO-figures special if it
isn't special already, assuming it's worth it, of course.

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