[tex-live] Xindy broken in TL2011 pretest?

Joachim Schrod jschrod at acm.org
Tue Jun 7 01:22:52 CEST 2011

Simon Spiegel wrote:

Hi Simon,
> I just installed MacTeX 2011 pretest. My two book projects seem
> to compile just fine, but there's a problem with xindy. The binary
> is there and it outputs the help message (xindy -V gives me "xindy
> release: 2.4 xindy script version: 1.16"), but when I try to use it
> with an .idx file, nothing happens. No error message, no file seems
> to be touched, nothing.

When you call "xindy -V", are there more lines, after "xindy script
version: 1.16"? The next line should read "xindy kernel version: 3.0".

What ist the output of xindy if you add the option
--debug script

Thanks for providing more information,


Joachim Schrod				Email: jschrod at acm.org
Roedermark, Germany

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