[tex-live] xindy vs utf8 latex

Joachim Schrod jschrod at acm.org
Thu May 8 02:02:11 CEST 2014

On 05/07/14 23:23, Karl Berry wrote:
>     Peter committed the change in TL SVN at April 28.
>     I assume the next rebuild will gather them.
> No, everything has been up to date (in the pretest) since the build of
> Apr 28 (it's updated nightly, barring errors).  That is, in all bindirs,
> bin/texindy is a symlink to ../texmf-dist/scripts/xindy/texindy.pl, and
> that was one of the files Peter updated.  There is nothing to wait for.
>     > The texindy in pretest does not support -L utf8
> What should be run to determine this?  I looked briefly at the source,
> but it wasn't clear to me.
> There are certainly a variety of utf8.xdy files in the runtime, that's
> all I can see at a glance.

(I'm in a hotel right now, no good access to TL and now chance to
try it out myself.)

In pretest, does a file lib/xindy/modules/tex/inputenc/utf8.xdy
exists? If yes, 2.5.0 is available. If no, we need to determine
what happens.


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

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